Linda Sue Gaskins


Linda Sue Gaskins, 74, of the Millerfield Community in Adair County, died Monday, November 6, 2023 at U.K. Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

She was born March 28, 1949 in Springfield, Illinois to the late Robert Leslie and Hazel Emma Campbell Herron. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the following siblings, Helen South, Larry Herron, Bill Herron, Doris Rector, Shirley O’Banion, Danny Herron and her twin, Mary Lou Langlier. Linda was a homemaker and was known as ‘the Best Cook Around’.

Survivors include her husband, Lemuel Gaskins of Columbia; one daughter, Michelle Miller of Campbellsville; seven siblings, Gene Herron of Illinois, Jeffrey Herron of Columbia, Bobby herron of Indiana, Janet Jrue of Columbia, Barbara Gastent of Illinois, Brenda Forshear of Illinois and Joanna Alexander of Illinois; five grandchildren, Joshua Foley, Brittany Foley, Brandy Carpenter, Jordan Sinclair and Austin Sinclair; 18 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held today, Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Richie Curtis officiating and burial in Gaskins Family Cemetery in the Millerfield Community. Vistiation is today after 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital which can be held at the funeral home.

Casket bearers were Amos Gaskins, Jonathan Gaskins, Sam Gaskins, Rick Bailey, Cody Kerr and Scotty Foster.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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