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Linda Lou Dayton

A gathering to celebrate the life of Linda Lou Dayton, 73, of Urbana will be from 6-8 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2015, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign.

daytonMrs. Dayton passed away at 1:15 p.m., Monday, June 15, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

She was born October 24, 1941, in Ludlow, Ill., a daughter of Robert and Lucy Venus (Rogers) Gibson.

She is survived by a son, Robert Derr, Jr., of Thomasboro; three daughters, Dannette Macal, of Tolono, Dawn Avirom, of Tallahassee, Fla., and Darla Randall, of Green Coast Springs, Fla.; and two sisters, Betty Martin, of Mahomet and Janet Harper, of Hutchinson, Kansas; and one step-sister Bernice King, of Madison, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her step-father, Walter McClain; one daughter, and two brothers.

Before her retirement she was employed by Cameron’s Catering.

Mrs. Dayton was a member of the American Legion Post 71 Auxiliary in Urbana. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, reading, and gardening.

Memorial contributions may be made to 3 Wet Dogs, 1948 CR 400 N, Longview, IL 61852.

Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.