Linda O. Large
Linda O. Large Asheville - Linda O. Large, 70, of Asheville went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at her residence. A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late Billy Emory and Helen Inez Sawyer Ownbey. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Billy Lee Ownbey who died in January 2005. Linda retired in 2006 from Asheville City Schools after 28 years of service. She was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Mike Large; daughter, Michele L. Taylor and her husband, Dewayne of Weaverville and two special grandsons, Avery and Austin Carson also of Weaverville. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Beaverdam Baptist Church with Reverends Daniel Reese and Keith Watkins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Friday, October 14, 2016 at Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Avenue. The family would like to give special thanks to Susan Murray and the rest of Care Partners Hospice team for their excellent care of Linda and to Dr. Shaw Henderson of Asheville Pulmonary for his continued kindness and support. Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent through the website www.morrisfamilyfuneralhome.com .
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