Linda Wagner, 69, of Higginsville, died August 8th at the New Haven Nursing Home in Odessa. 

She was born April 6, 1946 in Fairfax, OK to Jewel and Thelma (Sutton) Wann.

She married James “Buddy” Wagner on September 17, 1988. He preceded her in death on June 30, 2005. She is also preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Bill Woolery; sisters, Billie Jean Wann, Terri Sue Wann; and one grandchild.

Linda was a retired home health care aide.

She is survived by: 
Sons:  Chris Wilkson (Helen Gales) of Novi, MI
Rick Wilkson (Sara) of Higginsville 
James Wagner, Jr. of Lee's Summit, MO
Quentin Wagner of Bates City, MO
Daughters:  Samantha House (Paul) of DeQueen, AR
Teresa Wagner of Belton, MO
Sisters:  Joyce Camille Wann of Fairfax,OK
Marcia Wolfe of Big Bear, CA
Carole Johnson of Enid, OK

11 Grandchildren
1 Great Grandchild

Funeral Services will be Wed., August 12th at 10:30 am at the Central Christian Church in Higginsville, officiated by Pastor Matt Limback.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral

She will be buried at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery

Memorials are suggested to the American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association, Inc. (AFSA), PO Box 32698, Tucson, AZ 85751, or go to

Condolences may be emailed to the family at: 
Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home