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Linda Sue Sandusky

Linda Sue Sandusky, 72, of Carmi, Illinois, went to meet her Lord on Friday, March 18, 2022. She was born January 8, 1950, in Mill Shoals Township, White County, Illinois, the daughter of Earl Wayne Hankins and Alpha Elizabeth (Newman) Hankins.

Linda was a graduate of Enfield High School class of 1968, and leaves behind many dear friends.  She spent her working career in the restaurant business, and was the first manager of the Pizza Hut in Carmi.  She was an active member of Ashland Christian Church at Mill Shoals, where she put her cooking and management skills to work planning and organizing church sponsored dinners and events.  Linda loved cooking for large crowds.

Survivors include son Phillip Wayne Sandusky of Carmi; her ex-daughter-in-law Amy Sandusky of Grayville, Illinois; and brother-in-law Henry Dinwiddie.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters Iva Dinwiddie and Kathy Fleck; brother Lonnie Hankins; and beloved dog Maggie Mae.

In keeping with Linda’s wishes, her remains were cremated.  A celebration of Linda’s life will be Monday, March 21, 2022, at Ashland Christian Church at Mill Shoals, Illinois.  Visitation is at 10 am, and memorial service is at 11 am.  Private family burial will be at later date in Enfield Cemetery in Enfield, Illinois.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi, Illinois, is in charge of arrangements.


Cook Funeral Chapel – Carmi
101 Edgewood Lane
Carmi, Illinois 62821