MS. LINDA GAIL McELVEEN, {57}  “Brothers and Sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.” I Thessalonians4:13-14

Linda was daughter of Frankie McElveen -Ryan and the late Mr. Henry “Bubba” Richardson. She was born March 27th, 1961 in Florence, SC. She departed this life on Monday, March 25th, 2019 at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Linda was raised in the Bronx County of New York City, where she became a mother of two {2} and retired as a housekeeper at Mary Manning Nursing Home. After retiring, she moved to Myrtle Beach, SC to be closer to her family and take care of her brother Arthur Bostick.

Linda joined Saint Johns Baptist Church while living in Lake City, SC during her transition move. She enjoyed hearing the Word of God and was baptized on October 30th, 2017 at Beach Family Worship Center, in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Linda was preceded in death by her lifetime partner, Al C. Simmons; father, Henry “Bubba” Richardson; stepfather, Charles “Sonny” Ryan; two {2} brothers, Donald McElveen and Arthur Bostick; maternal grandmother, Margaret McElveen; maternal grandfather, Ernest McElveen Sr; paternal grandmother, Martha McFadden and paternal grandfather, Elijah Richardson.

 Linda leaves to cherish sweet memories her daughter, Wilhelmina Sherita {Lamar} Lundy and her son, Terrance Darnell McElveen; her mother, Frankie McElveen – Ryan; her six {6} grandchildren who lovingly called her “Grandma Honey” Andre Cash, Jeremiah Wright, Tahjque Wright, Sahvoy Wright, Lamar Lundy and Aniyah McElveen; two {2} sisters, Abbie Grimes and Michael Ann Hill; ten {10} nieces and nephews; fourteen {14} great- nieces and nephews; three {3} aunts; three {3} uncles and a mighty tribe of cousins.  

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Ocean View Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Saturday April 6, 2019.  Ocean View Funeral Home of Myrtle Beach is assisting the McElveen Family.