LEBANON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Simmons VanHook are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 2 at the Immanuel Baptist Church with Pastor John Hunn, Rev. Mark Caruth & Bro. Carl Jones officiating.
Interment will follow at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Tuesday 12 Noon - 8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Mrs. VanHook, age 66 of Lebanon, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2009, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, surrounded by her family and friends.
Born December 11, 1942, in Wilson County, she was the daughter of the late Elsie Mai Huffines Simmons and Jesse J. Simmons of Lebanon.
She retired from Lifeway where she was an accounts payable clerk and was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Sue McGee and a granddaughter, Madelyn Reed Waddle.
She is survived by her husband of over 46 years, Paul H. VanHook; children Paul E. (Melissa) VanHook of Murfreesboro; Laura (Randy) Waddle and Brad H. (Millie) VanHook -- all of Lebanon; grandchildren Lainie VanHook, Amanda and Lily Beth Waddle, Arrington VanHook, Morgan, Maleah, Ethan and Erin Vanhook; father Jesse J. Simmons of Lebanon; sister Jessie (Homer) Hughes of Carrollton, GA; and brother Malcolm (Evelyn) Simmons of Lebanon.
Honorary pallbearers: Physicians and staff of SICU & CVICU at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Active pallbearers: Donald Oakley, Jack Hale, Marvin Fisher, Wayne Beadle, Joe Dillard, and Charlie Bissinger.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.