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Linda Mae (Bixby) Thompson

October 20, 1943 ~ August 13, 2022 (age 78)


Cranberry Township – Linda Mae Thompson, 78, formerly of Columbiana, passed away Saturday evening, August 13, 2022 surrounded by her loving family.

Linda was born on October 20, 1943 in her mother’s farmhouse in Columbiana, a daughter of Rev.  Benjamin J. and Betty Irene (Yarian) Bixby.  She retired from Walmart after working there for 17 years.  She loved life and her grandkids.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sons Sam R. (Betty) Smith of East Palestine and Ron D. Smith of Telico Plains, TN; stepchildren Scott and Troy Thompson and Nicole Schultz; sister Diane Matheny of Orlando, FL; former husband Gary G. Thompson; grandchildren KayD (Charlie) Horner, Kaiden (Miranda) Smith, Kayleena (fiancé Anthony Martin) Smith, Kristi (Doug) Cressman and Olivia Gilmore; step grandchildren Ryan, Connor, Aaron, Tylor, McKenna and Kyrah, and seven great grandchildren Ellie, Logan, Xavier, Bentley, Callie, Finnegan, Raelynn with one on the way.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Taffi Franket, sister Janice Snow and brother Gary Bixby.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm at Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home, 154 S. Elm Street, Columbiana with Pastor Mark R. McTrustry officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, two hours before the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in Linda’s memory to The ALS Northern Ohio Chapter, 6133 Rockside Road, Suite 301, Cleveland, Ohio, 44131.

The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.

Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.

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August 19, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home
154 South Elm Street, PO Box 1
Columbiana, OH 44408

Funeral Service
August 19, 2022

7:00 PM
Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home
154 South Elm Street, PO Box 1
Columbiana, OH 44408


The ALS Northern Ohio Chapter
6133 Rockside Road Suite 301, Cleveland OH 44131

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