Terre Haute

VICKERS, Linda Apr 29, 1939 – Aug 9, 2018

View Original Notice ? VICKERS, Linda Apr 29, 1939 - Aug 9, 2018

Linda Kathryn Vickers passed away Aug. 9, 2018, at the Gibson Family Hospice Center at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, after a long illness. Born April 29, 1939, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Ewing Allen Brinton and Mae Kathryn Sutton Brinton.
Linda graduated from Indiana State Teachers College. She married Merle Stewart Vickers on Aug. 24, 1963, in Riley. She was a retired educator having worked 35 years for the Vigo County School System and Indiana State University. She was co-owner of Bohannon's South Fine Foods and Catering for many years. Linda was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity and numerous other philanthropic organizations.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Jane Allen Brinton of Rockford, Ill.
Survivors include her daughter, Melissa Lynn Vickers of Terre Haute, Melissa's father, Stu Vickers; two sisters, Martha Jean Brinton of Terre Haute and Donna Lee Brinton of Bloomington; one niece, Stacy Fry of Rockford; and one nephew, J.T. Forbes of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.
Linda was a lifelong lover of animals and cherished her dogs to the end of her life.
Following her wishes cremation was chosen. Samaritan Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. No services will be held but a celebration of Linda's life will be held at Red Barn on Poplar Street in Terre Haute, on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. A memorial scholarship is being established in her honor. Contact online at:

View Original Notice ? VICKERS, Linda Apr 29, 1939 - Aug 9, 2018