Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Phenix City

3770 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL


Edith Christine Linder

August 26, 1924January 22, 2020

Edith Christine “Nannie” Linder, 95, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Jan 22, 2020.

She was born on August 26, 1924 in Cordon, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Glenn and Roylien Williams. She was preceded in death by her sister, Joanne; three brothers, Glenn, Billy and Perry; and her husband of 41 years, Dean “Papa”. She loved the Lord, her family, friends, reading, swimming, bowling, sewing, doing puzzles and ceramics.

Survivors include her sister, June; her son, Gary (Carole); and daughters, Kathy (Robert) and Barbara. She also leaves behind her five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. God chose to unite Nannie and Papa in heaven on what would have been their 75th wedding anniversary.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to her church, The Harvest Pointe Church of the Nazarene.

Celebration of Life Services will be held Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in Lakewood Hall at Striffler-Hamby in Phenix City. Burial will follow at Parkhill Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia. Serving as pall bearers will be Brian Pearce, Wyndol Montgomery, Dalton Chapman, Greg Goodroe, Michael Mitchell, and Hunter Hardy. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm at the funeral home.


  • Gary Linder (Carole), Son
  • Kathy Lavalley (Robert), Daughter
  • Barbara Linder, Daughter
  • Mrs. Linder also leaves behind her sister, June, and five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

  • The Harvest Pointe Church of the Nazarene


  • Visitation for Family & Friends Sunday, January 26, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Funeral Services Monday, January 27, 2020


Edith Christine Linder

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Pat Perrin Fowler

January 25, 2020

Kathy, I’m so sorry to read about your mom. I lost my mana 8 years ago so I know how you feel. We need to get together one day and catch up on our old nursing days memories! I’ll be praying for you, Kathy. ♥️