Linda Thompson VanHook

Linda Thompson VanHook age 72 departed this earth for her final rest on February 8th, 2016. Linda, born on February 13, 1943, was a faithful resident of Clayton, Ga and graduate of Rabun County High School. She was the daughter of the late Grover and Ruth Thompson also of Clayton.

She was preceded in death by her brother the late Terrell Thompson but is survived by her sister Joan Prater and husband Bob also residents of Clayton. Mrs. VanHook was married to the late Robert VanHook Sr. with whom she had three children and one step daughter. She is survived by her son Robert VanHook, Jr. and wife Marie from Warner Robins, Ga, daughter Linnette Williamson and husband Shawn of Winder, Ga, daughter Rachael Merrill and husband Craig of Auburn, Ga, and step daughter Michele VanHook of Aragon, Ga. Additionally Mrs. VanHook had eight Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, and 4 legged companions “Mr. Mack” and “Havi” whom she adored. Her hobbies included crocheting, reading, her family, and living life to the fullest. Among her final thoughts she was deeply saddened to leave behind loved ones but exited to know she would be reunited with the love of her life, her parents and her brother with whom she will now spend eternity.

Saturday, February 13, 2016, her family will receive family and friends at Beck Funeral Home from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Internment of ashes will follow immediately afterwards at Rabun Memory Park, Tiger, Ga. Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements.