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Linda G. Dunn

Linda G. Walton Dunn          â€œlongtime Genesee, PA business owner”

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA----Linda G. Walton Dunn, 65, of Shinglehouse, formerly of Genesee, passed away with her loving family at her side on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.
     Born October 26, 1949 in Marion, Virginia, she was a daughter of George G. and Minnie L. Smith Walton.
     Linda was a 1967 graduate of Octorara High School in Atglen, PA.  She was the longtime owner and operator of Linda’s Genesee Family Restaurant in Genesee and later was the owner and operator of Linda’s Ole Legion Café in Whitesville, NY until retiring due to ill health.  Prior to owning her own business, she was a bartender and waitress in Gap, PA and had also worked at the former Penn Valley Restaurant in Genesee.
    She was an avid NASCAR fan, with her favorite driver being Jeff Gordon and a Dallas Cowboys fan.  She loved country music and collecting angels.  Her greatest love was her family.
     Surviving are two daughters, Shelly M. (Dale Rennells) Smoker Rennells of Genesee and Ronda L. Smoker-Allen of Shinglehouse; eight grandchildren, Daniel G. (Carrie) Prince, Joshua D. (Ashley) Prince, Miranda K. Rennells, Samantha M. Rennells, Veronica R. Smoker, James D. Rennells, Cameron J. Allen, and Jessica G. Edwards; six great-grandchildren, Peyton I. Prince, Isabel N. Prince, Randilynn G. Abbey, Kristina M. Houghtaling, Amelia M. Prince, and Kallee M. Houghtaling; and two great-grandsons to be born, Bentlee H. Butler due in February 2015 and Westyn L. Prince due in April 2015, who’s name Linda chose the night before her passing; a brother, Gary W. (Ginny) Walton of Chambersburg; and several nieces and nephews.
     In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by two infant sons; six brothers; and three sisters.
     Friends may call at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at which time a memorial service celebrating her life will be held, with the Rev. Carl P. Greene, pastor of the Hebron Seventh Day Baptist Church, officiating.  Her ashes will be scattered in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
     Flowers are gratefully declined and will be provided by the family.  Memorials in Linda’s name may be made to the Cole Memorial Hospital Patient Activity Fund, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to Potter County Hospice, 269 Route 6 West, Coudersport, PA 16915.


My heart felt prayers go out to all of the Waltons, to the two dearest to my heart Shelly and Ronda.your two beautiful daughters who will live on to your legacy they have your smile that I will never forget the laughter we all shared working and becoming friends through the years. They have your grace and kindness. Always willing to help others. Linda you will be so very truly missed here on earth fly high beautiful lady give my love to Frank I'll see you soon my dear friend.

Frances Anne Fry Nov 18 2014 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. It is so hard to loose a loved one. Linda is celebrating with her parents, brothers, and sisters.

Wanda, Tim Wright Nov 18 2014 12:00 AM

Prayers to all of Aunt Linda's family. Wish we could be closer.

sheila Walton scott Nov 16 2014 12:00 AM

Blessings and love to all of your loved ones. We love you Aunt Linda. Give Daddy and Grandma hugs from us!  Love , Karen and family

Karen Davidson Nov 14 2014 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I  will miss you. Love you all. I remember all the beautiful memories we had together.

Aunt Sheila A. Walton

Sheila Walton Nov 14 2014 12:00 AM

I love you mom & miss you so very much! I know you're watching over us and we have the best angel ever!! I will hold all your memories dear to my heart & you will always be with me & forever miss you.

Ronda Nov 13 2014 12:00 AM