2007-08-11 / Obituaries

Linda Lou Underwood Wing

Linda Lou Underwood Wing, 78, of Harbor Hills, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on August 2, 2007. Linda was born to the late Judge Mell G. and Flora (Lewis) Underwood in New Lexington on November 9, 1928. Linda grew up in Bexley and graduated from Bexley High School in 1946 and attended The Ohio State University where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. She graduated with a B.S. in Social Administration from The Ohio State University.

She married A.O. (Al) Wing. Together, they established the A.O. Wing Insurance Agency. She raised four children and supported her family and grandchildren in all their endeavors while maintaining her life-long friendships with her high school "chain gang members." She was a member of Childhood League, PBO, Pleasure Guild, Kinder-Key (vice-president), Pi Beta Phi Alumni Association, life member of The Ohio State Alumni Association (an avid Buckeye Fan), Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association, Harbor Hills Women's Club (past president), Buckeye Lake Yacht Club Ladies Auxiliary (past president), LaSertoma, life member of the Buckeye Lake Historical Society, 19 Holes Golf Club, Ladies' Monday Bridge Group, Harbor Hills Women's Golf League, choir member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Buckeye Lake), and reading tutor at Lakewood Elementary School.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Judge Mell G. and Flora Underwood and her brothers, Mell G., Jr., Max and Ned Underwood. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Al Wing and her daughters, Charlene Corrine "Cece" (Warren) Robbins of Delaware; Eve (Michael) Hush of Pickerington; Marcella "Patty" (Norman) Maddex of Woodinville, Wash.; and son, Dr. Keith "Rocky" (Claudia) Wing, D.D.S. of Newark; and nine grandchildren, Barton and Courtney Robbins, Michael and Lisa Hush, Kyle and Curtis Maddex and Marcus, Christopher and Anthony Wing.

A memorial service was held August 6, 2007, and burial followed at Glen Rest. Linda was a supporter of numerous organizations such as Charity Newsies, New Beginnings, National Alliance of the Mentally Ill of Ohio, and Hospice of Central Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any of the above organizations or a charity of your choice. Al and the family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at OSU Hospital, Newark Healthcare, Home Instead (Granville) (Carol and Cheryl), and Hospice of Central Ohio. The family would like to thank all their friends for their support and prayers. We realize that you measure a family's love not over days and weeks, but over a lifetime and into the next generation.

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