CHESTER — Linda B. Saunders, 74, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Linda was born Nov. 24, 1943, in St. Louis, to Jack and Elizabeth Sanders. She spent her childhood in the city of Chester.
She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in education and taught school in the Chester school system for more than 30 years. She retired in 2001 and continued to substitute teach.
She married John G. Saunders of Marion on Sept. 6, 1963. Their 54 years of marriage was blessed with one son, John Scott Saunders.
Linda is survived by her husband, John and their son, Scott (Lindsey) of Lake St. Louis, Missouri; one grandchild, Hunter Scott; and a brother, Andy Sanders.
Linda's remains were cremated in Gulf Shores, Alabama. No arrangements for services have been made.