Martinson, Linda

Linda Jane Martinson

March 2, 1939 - July 27, 2020

Linda Jane Martinson of McKinney, Texas passed away on July 27, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born on March 2, 1939 to Rex Livingston and Miriam Frances (Conn) Webb in Rome, Georgia.  Linda graduated from Shades Valley High School in 1957.  She earned a Bachelor of Speech Therapy from the University of Alabama.  Linda worked as a speech therapist in Birmingham, Alabama as well as in Dallas ISD, Garland ISD, and Princeton ISD.  She enjoyed genealogy, church activities and was an avid reader.  Linda loved University of Alabama football.   She was a member of Christ Fellowship Church, McKinney, Texas.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Banks and husband, Bill of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Ryan Banks of McKinney, Texas, Sarah Banks and husband, Whit Oyler of Denver, Colorado; brother, Rex Webb, Jr. and wife, Jackie of Birmingham, Alabama; niece, Heather Webb; the Walters Family; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Rex and Frances Webb.

A “come and go” visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Only a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home facility at any one time to maintain social distancing.

In support of our local, state, and federal govt including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety and well-being of our community, only 100 guests will be allowed to attend the Funeral Service.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas, and will also be live streamed on the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Facebook page and a recorded video will be available following the funeral service on Linda’s obituary page.

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Mrs. Banks, Continued prayers for you and the family! Brianna Williams, August 1, 2020 Linda was such a dear friend of mine. We had many memories shared between us in our single days . Good and some weren’t so good but we laughed and cried together. She was gifted with such a great memory and never forgot a face or name. I will always remember and love her.
Norma Sudduth, August 1, 2020 Bonnie, I’m so sorry about the loss of your mom. Prayers and love for you and your family during this difficult time. Marianne Abraham , July 30, 2020 Mrs. Banks and family, we are sorry to hear about "Momma Banks". Momma Banks was such a kind and loving person. Always made time to talk to you and make you smile and laugh. Amanda remembers Momma Banks attending events and eating Red Hots at the talent show. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Gary, Denise & Amanda Willis, July 29, 2020 Miss Linda will be missed. She was one of the kindest persons you could ever meet. No matter what her circumstance was, she was always ready to help someone else. Ann M. Harper, July 29, 2020 My prayers are with the family of this sweet lady. It was a blessing and my pleasure to have helped take care of Ms. Martinson. Kami Barnes LVN , July 29, 2020 Linda was a sweet lady that loved the Lord! I will always cherish the memory of Linda, Bonnie & Bill sitting behind us in church! Praying God will comfort you knowing that she is now at home with Him! Bonnie Wood, July 29, 2020 Precious lady! What a full life! Love to you all. Joy Prather, July 29, 2020 You are all in my heart and prayers today and everyday. Your mom was a sweet woman with lots of spirit and knowledge she was willing to share. Hugs to you all.
Rhonda Rothardt’s , July 28, 2020