Linda “Lyn” Cannady was born on September 7, 1949 to the union of Robert and Ernestine Lee-Stephens. She was educated in the schools of Duval County where she graduated from William M. Raines High School, Class of 1968. She furthered her education at Edward Waters College where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Science.
Linda was a school teacher employed by the Duval County Public School System, where she served dutifully for 33 years before retiring in 2015. In her leisure, she enjoyed cooking, shopping, reading, traveling and more shopping. She enjoyed helping others and spending time with her family.
Linda departed this life on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stephens; brothers, Robert Stephens, Jr., Beanard Stephens and Gerald Stephens; sisters, Geraldine Patricia Stephens-Austin and Phyllis Stephens-Brown (who passed on February 23, 2019).
Linda leaves to cherish fond memories: her loving son, Sheldon Lucas (La’Wanda); sister, Sylvia Stephens Pollard; grandchildren, Jerome Newell Lucas, Sheldon Lucas, Jr. (Megan), Sebastian Lucas (Lia), Latasha Capers, Latrelle’ Capers and Paul Capers, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Kwame, Kaleb, Kyle, Freddrick, David, Davion and Tavoris; a devoted friend, Johnny Davis; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
The funeral service for Linda O. Cannady will be held 11AM, Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at the Greater New Mount Lilla Missionary Baptist Church 2061 Frank E Avenue. The visitation will be 5 - 7PM, Friday, at the mortuary. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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