Linda Russell Gremillion passed away peacefully at her home on January 10, 2017 surrounded and comforted by family. She was a New Orleans native and a proud Class of 1970 Francis T. Nicholl's Rebel. Linda loved her family and was a loyal friend to those she held close. She was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Betty Russell. She was the loving mother and grandmother to Lori Gremillion (JD Sofranec) and Betty Sofranec. She was the beloved fianc to Dwayne Egan. Also survived by her siblings: Julie Ballon (Bubby), Thomas Russell Jr. (Kathy), Kenneth Russell Sr., Cindy Henson, Kirk Russell and Mark Russell. Linda will be greatly missed by her step grandchildren John and Emily Sofranec and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr. in Metairie, on Saturday January 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until Mass time. Burial will follow in Lakelawn Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com .