Obituary of Linda Louise Gibson
Linda Louise Bowen Gibson passed away November 7, 2019 at the age of 78. She was surrounded by her family at home in Amelia Island, Florida. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia September 14, 1941, Linda was the only child of James Enich Bowen and Helen Louise Bowen. Raised in Charlottesville, Virginia she attended school at Saint Anne’s-Belfield, and graduated from Hollins College and University of Virginia Graduate School. After living in Memphis, TN and Lynchburg, VA, she found her home(s) on the St. Lawrence River in the Thousand Islands of New York and Amelia Island, Florida.
Linda loved to dance, cook, garden, play bridge and walk on the beach. She could make friends in any grocery store isle and had a hand basket and Tervis cup for every occasion. She loved her alma mater, University of Virginia (Wah-hoo-wah!) and the history of Virginia. She will be remembered for her laugh, her smile, and her generosity and will be missed and always remembered by her friends and family
Linda is survived by her daughters, Bowen, Jennifer and Louisa, granddaughters Reese, Greer and Chloe, and longtime partner Edward Shorney Mills of Oak Island, New York.
Memorial services will be held at a later time however, a plaque memorializing Linda’s life will be placed at Riverview Cemetery in Charlottesville Virginia at the family plot. An announcement will be made for these services.Please contact the family with any questions.