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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Jeanette Stancil Rossi, age 67, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Mrs. Rossi was born in Commerce, Georgia, a daughter to Mrs. Ruth Jackson Stancil of Jefferson and the late Emory Stancil. Mrs. Rossi was a Teacher/Bus driver for Headstart and a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for the children’s ministries for many years. In addition to her father, Mrs. Rossi was preceded in death by her son, Thomas Duane Rossi.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas Rossi of Jefferson, daughters, Melinda Christian and her husband Dennis of Maysville, Kelly Howington and her husband Charlie of Carnesville; grandchildren, Carlie Howington and Cale Howington; mother, Ruth Jackson Stancil of Jefferson; sister, Janice Weaver of Winterville, brothers, Johnny Stancil of Redstone, Herman Stancil of Jefferson, Dennis Stancil of Maysville; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Ross Wheeler officiating. The burial will follow in the Jackson Memorial Park with Glen Baxter, Ronnie Fain, Johnny Stancil, Herman Stancil, Kenny Poe, Donald Jones and Marvin Poe honored as pallbearers.
The visitation will be held on Thursday evening at Evans Funeral Home from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials to the Bethany United Methodist Church for the Children, Middle and Youth Department, 4659 Brockton Road, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
Bethany United Methodist Church for the Childrens, Middle and Youth Department
4659 Brockton Road, Jefferson GA 30549