Linda “Winky” Derryberry
August 4, 1949 - June 25, 2024
Linda “Winky” Derryberry, age 74, resident of Rising Fawn, Georgia, passed away at her home on Tuesday, June 25, 2024.
Mrs. Derryberry, daughter of the late Willis Haskell Gravitt and Gladys Lucille Lusk Gravitt, was born August 4, 1949 in Chickamauga, Georgia. She was retired from Fairyland Elementary School where she faithfully worked for several years. Mrs. Derryberry was a member of Fathers Place Church in Rising Fawn and She enjoyed gardening and taking trips to the beach. While at her home, Mrs. Derryberry enjoyed watching television shows and cooking for her family and friends on special occasions. Most of all though, she enjoyed spending quality time with her family, particularly her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family remembers her as a giving, selfless, and loving lady who was an inspiring example to her family.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Henry Derryberry; a daughter, Cheryl “Sherry” Cooper and her husband Duane Cooper; two sisters, Louise Wilson and Edith Daniels; and one brother, Steve Gravitt.
Mrs. Derryberry is survived by one daughter, Stacy (Paul) Hannah; one son, Bryan (Kelli) Derryberry; two sisters, Helen Miller and Sarah (Tony) Mitchell; one brother, Cecil (Susan) Gravitt; six grandchildren, Derik (Brooke), Dylan (Shelby), Makayla (Nathan), Mason (Brittany), PJ (Macayla), and Lauren (Tyler); nine great-grandchildren, Brody, Harley, Sam, Aris, Amelia, Kash, Olivia, Riley, and Henry; many other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at the Chapel of W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, 555 West Cloud Springs Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia on Saturday, June 29,2024, at 3 p.m. with Pastor Cecil Gravitt officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 1-3 p.m.
Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, 555 West Cloud Springs Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.

Visitation

Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555

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Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555