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Linda F. Hecox, 76, of Independence, Missouri passed away on December 5, 2016 at home. Memorial services will be held at 12:00pm, Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at Raytown Christian Church, Raytown, Missouri. Visitation will be held 10:00-11:45pm, December 10th, 2016 also at Raytown Christian Church. Mrs. Hecox was born on January 14, 1940 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Linda graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1957. She then graduated from Bethany School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse in 1960. She enjoyed 25+ years of nursing at various hospitals in Nebraska and Missouri before her retirement. Linda was voted “Miss Flame” in 1967 for the Raytown Fire Department. She was an artist belonging to the Raytown Artist’s Association. Linda was very active in Raytown Christian Church in the choir, CWF, Stephen’s Ministry, and Elders just to name a few. She was also a 14 year breast cancer survivor.
She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Sidney T. Breshears.
Survivors include husband Spencer S. Hecox, sister Carolyn Breshears, children; Nancy Hornbostel (Tom), Steve Hecox (Pat), Amy Watson (Dave), and Michelle Leigh (Darrel). She enjoyed 14 beautiful grandchildren, and 2.5 sweet great grandchildren, and numerous extended family members.