Linda Carol Preston, born on December 25,1941 passed from this world on May 10th 2018.
Linda was a graduate of Purdue University with a Masters in English and Paralegal Studies. A beloved teacher, she taught at Purdue and Troup County Comprehensive High School. She received The Golden Apple teaching award, Troup County Teacher of the Year award, was a published poet and practicing editor of community development grants supporting national economic growth in low-income areas. She was a member of the Women’s Business League, Dunson Baptist Church, an avid reader and gardener, a supporter of literacy and the arts and an advocate for grammatical accuracy. Linda was also a world traveler having most recently visited China, Bali, Egypt.
Her capacity to embrace life brought joy to all those who came to know her. Services will be held at Dunson Baptist Church at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 12th 2018.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers those wishing to express sympathy and support make donations to the Linda and James Preston Scholarship Fund with checks payable to Troup County Comprehensive High School In Memorium. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel, 706-884-7117.