Linda Ann Brown, 72, Orlando, passed away on March 10, 2021. Survived by her brother, Glenn Robert Brown, and her two beloved nieces, Christine Patricia Keathley, her husband Jai and their sons Jordan and Justin Keathley; and Karen Cynthia Elam her husband Jeff and their children Adeline, John and Cynthia Elam. Linda is also survived by her best friend for 45 years and caretaker, Jo Stoudenmire. Linda cherished her close family and friends. She was always charming and wise, and could light up the room with her cheerful laugh; she will be missed.
Born in Port Jefferson and living in Patchogue, Long Island in her early years, she moved to central Florida in 1968. Linda was always an avid sports fan, starting with playing softball during her young adult life. She was always enthusiastically supportive of sports opportunities for women. Her love of sports also included being a football fan, especially for her Notre Dame University’s ‘Fighting Irish’ football team. Linda had a full professional career, rising up through the company ranks to become a data processing manager at Bergen Brunswig Wholesale Drug Company, retiring after 38 years.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Robert C. and Ruth Rose Watts Brown, and sister-in-law, Cindy Brown. A guest book is available thru the obituary section of www.baldwincremation.com for family and friends to share thoughts and prayers. Formal services are not planned. It was Linda’s wish that any donations in her memory be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the ASPCA.