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Linda Mae Proffitt

Humansville - Linda Mae Proffitt, age 78 of Humansville, MO, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Citizens Memorial Hospital Bolivar, MO. She was born May 12, 1943, in Strafford, MO, to Roy Daniel and Erma Faye (Manes) Payne. Growing up she attended the Pleasant Hope schools. She was united in marriage to Samuel Dale Stokes, who precedes her in death, August 9, 1970, in Miami, OK. She was united to Charles M. Proffitt June 28, 2003.
She was saved at an early age and was a member of the Mt. Etna Baptist Church. She loved cooking, gardening, and reading. Linda enjoyed cross stitching, and embroidering. Most of all she loved spending time with Charles her kids and grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Samuel; and a brother James Payne.
Linda is survived by her husband Charles of the home; six children: Mark Proffitt of Sulphur, LA, Jimmie Stokes of Benedict, KS, Pamela Proffitt of Vancouver, WA, Shannon Sawyer and husband Shelvin of Bolivar, MO, Erin Barnoskie and husband John of Bolivar, MO, Heather Gaddy and husband Dennis of Humansville, MO; 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; one brother Bill Payne of Springfield, MO; life long friend Karen Sanders of Bolivar, MO; as well as many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Pitts Chapel with Pastor Mike Sawyer officiating. Burial will follow at Payne Cemetery Polk, MO. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at: Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.

Greenlawn Funeral Home Bolivar
Greenlawn Funeral Home Bolivar
316 E. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-5211