Elizabeth “Betty” Sue Linne, 80, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2019 surrounded by her family at her home in Troy, Indiana.
Born February 9, 1939, in Boonville, Indiana, she was the daughter of William Riley Bowman and Susie (Pyle) Bowman Elder. Betty married Bernard “Pudder” Linne on May 12, 1956.
Betty was the Office Assistant and then Manager of the Town of Troy for 43 years. She had been the Clerk of Troy for many years and was the Deputy Clerk at her retirement in January 2019. She was a member of St. Pius Catholic Church, the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild, Daughters of Isabella, Troy Senior Citizens, and a volunteer at the Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
She loved having her family in her home for visits and meals always making as many of her children, grandchildren and great-granchildren's favorites as possible. Her chicken and dumplings being requested most often. Betty was always very crafty making and sharing her talent with everyone. She began quilting and never stopped. Her family has been blessed with the most beautiful quilts.
Survivors include her children, Betty Cash (Calvin), Cindy Hubert (Ronnie), Bernard “Pudder” Linne, Peter Linne, Mary Linne-Saylor (Mike), Chris Linne (Karrie), and Ellie (her Fur Child) always being by her side; siblings, Urma Henning, Nancy Little, Martha Chanley, Paul Bowman, and Bill Elder; sister-in-law, Onia Linne; 13 grandchildren, Calvin Cash III (Kelly), Amity Colston (Joe), Daniel McDowell, Jennifer McDowell, Mandy Glenn (Jeremy), Vicki Hubert, Jared Saylor, Kevin Saylor, Lauren Saylor, Grant Saylor, Adrianna Linne, Kirstyn Linne, and Elizabeth Linne; 10 great-grandchildren, Kendall Cash, Cadance Cash, Byron Cash, June Colston, Claire Colston, Maddi Colston, Nicholas McDowell, Jackson McDowell, Davony Glenn, and Braxton Glenn; and one foster child.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Pudder; her parents, William Bowman and Susie P. Elder and step-father, Forrest Elder; and her sisters, Mary Margaret Nugent and Sarah Schmitt.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 am Friday, July 26 at St. Pius Catholic Church with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 pm – 7 pm Thursday, July 25 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home with a D of I service at 7 pm. Visitation will also be from 8:30 am – 9:30 am Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius Catholic Church or the Daughters of Isabella.
Condolences may be left online at zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com
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