Linda Pyle Bray, of Panama City, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013.

Linda Pyle Bray, of Panama City, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013. 

She was born May 30, 1937, in Carrabelle, Florida.  She married James Carroll Bray, and after several years in Germany, the couple made their home in Port St. Joe and then Panama City.  Linda had a zest for life and a love of learning that kept her young.  She loved her work and friends at Gulf Coast Hospital, was a long-standing member of her book club, and above all else, she cherished her family.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Margaret Pyle of Port St. Joe.

She is survived by her husband Bo; daughter, Mary Margaret Madden, son-in-law Don, grandsons Andrew Bracy and Owen Madden; her son, David Bray, daughter-in-law Lisa, grandchildren Austin, Patrick, Alexandra and Riley Bray; sisters Peggy Maddox, Polly Creekmore and Katie Brown.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gulf Coast Medical Center Cancer Program.  For information please contact Charla Carter 850-769-8341.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 3 at the First Baptist Church in Port St. Joe.  A graveside service followed at Holly Hill cemetery.

Funeral services were provided by Comforter Funeral Home.