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Linda Avery

Linda Avery
Linda Avery

Linda Avery
October 12, 1957 – February 6, 2024

Linda Sue Avery (Suggs), 66, of Lady Lake, FL, passed away peacefully at home in Lady Lake, FL. on February 6, 2024. Linda was born on October 12, 1957, in Atlanta GA to her loving parents.

She wore her heart on her sleeve and was a friend to anyone who needed one. Throughout Linda’s life she took many adventures. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, Nana, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all that she leaves behind.

Linda’s favorite poem was “Foot Prints in the Sand”
One night I dreamed a dream.
As I was walking along the beach with my Lord.
Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life.
For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand,
One belonging to me and one to my Lord.
After the last scene of my life flashed before me,
I looked back at the footprints in the sand.
I noticed that at many times along the path of my life,
especially at the very lowest and saddest times,
there was only one set of footprints.
This really troubled me, so I asked the Lord about it.
“Lord, you said once I decided to follow you,
You’d walk with me all the way.
But I noticed that during the saddest and most troublesome times of my life,
there was only one set of footprints.
I don’t understand why, when I needed You the most, You would leave me.”
He whispered, “My precious child, I love you and will never leave you
Never, ever, during your trials and testings.
When you saw only one set of footprints,
It was then that I carried you.”

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