Linda Louise Gates

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Linda Louise Gates, Springfield, MO, was born September 8, 1954, in Marshfield, MO to Jack and Martha Milford. She departed this life on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 63 in Mercy Hospital.

Linda was a loving wife, Granny, and friend. She enjoyed watching television, computer games, and cooking. She had worked as a paralegal.

Linda is survived by her significant other, Jack Mishler, Springfield, MO; three grandchildren, Thomas Dean Peppel, III, Joarji Brannan and Matthew Fields, Springfield, MO, and Ashley Day, Nixa, MO; three brothers and their wives, Eldon and Lynette Milford, Lebanon, MO, Tommy and Renee Milford, Marshfield, MO, and Johnny Milford, Marshfield, MO; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Martha Milford; two children, Thomas Peppel, Jr., and Jeri Brannan; and her sister, Jacki Young.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 23, 2017, at Fraker Funeral Home, Inc., with interment following at Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be in the funeral home from noon until 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 23, 2017.

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