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“This beautiful lady has left us to soon. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Clara Lawson - North Las Vegas, NV

“Sorry for your loss,prayers for the family.Mel and Pat Camden ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Camden Camden - ARANSAS PASS, TX

“Sorry about your loss linda will be missed by all prayers for all ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jillian Parker - Sterling, IL

“Still can't believe this. Thanks for everything you taught me while working together. May you finally rip. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Matthew Wilkison - Chicago, IL

“Going to miss u grandma Rest In Peace love u very much I'll take care of Audre for u ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jennifer Carlson - Rock falls, IL


TAMPICO – Linda M. Cumby, 71, of Tampico passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at her home. Linda was born in Princeton, WV on January 7, 1949, the daughter of Roy and Cordelia (Hartwell) Blankenship. She married John Cumby on October 15, 1988 in Rock Falls. He predeceased her on December 10, 2013. Linda was employed as a Support Manager at Rock Falls Walmart for 24 years. Linda enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and watching Hallmark movies.

Survivors include three daughters, Pamela (Ed) Davis of Tampico, Tammy (Mark) Naftzger of FL, and Vickie (Dennis) Huffman of Rock Falls; one son, Steve Cumby; one son-in-law, Dennis Gaskill, all of Tampico; two children whom she loved as her own, Doug Smith of Walnut, and Cheryl (Fred) Leslie of WV; three brothers, Ken (Lorraine) Blankenship of Denver, CO, Michael (Sharon) McMillion of Matoaka, WV, and Roger (Kathy) McMillion of Rock, WV; seven grandchildren, Rosie, John, Ryan, Cody, George, Audrey, and Eddy; ten great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Josephine Gaskill and Macie Thomas; one son, John "Pete" Cumby; and two brothers, Ray and Wayne Blankenship.

Masks will be required and social distancing in effect for public visitation with 10 people at a time. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00pm on Sunday, October 25, 2020 and 12:00-1:00pm on Monday, October 26, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Ave, Rock Falls. Private family service will be held, with Pastor Jason Borton officiating. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.