Linda Leclaire Cabaniss, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away on January 26th, 2024. Born on January 24th, 1955 in West Columbia, South Carolina to Raymond Conrad Leclair and Ruth Sturkie Leclair, Linda's life was a testament to love and devotion.
Linda had a fulfilling career in food services, dedicating many years of her life to this profession. She later transitioned to working for the State before eventually retiring. Throughout her career, Linda exemplified hard work, dedication, and a genuine passion for serving others. Her children, Walter A Atwell Jr of South Carolina and Kristopher L Atwell of Charles Town, West Virginia meant the world to her. She nurtured them with unwavering love and support as they grew into remarkable individuals.
she also leaves behind Her stepson, Boots Cabaniss and his daughters, Carson and Callie.
Linda's love extended beyond her immediate family. She adored her grandchildren Kylan Atwell, Nakyla Coleman, and Kamdyn Coleman with all her heart. She took pleasure in being their source of wisdom and guidance. In addition to family life, Linda embraced various hobbies that brought fulfillment to her days. Playing bingo was one of her favorite pastimes; the thrill of each game had an uncanny ability to bring out her competitive spirit. She also found solace in shopping adventures which brought joy not only to herself but also those around her. And it was in the walls of the church where Linda sought solace in spiritual fulfillment.
A social butterfly by nature, Linda built deep connections with those around her. Her sisters Mary Ann, Donna, Lynette, and Jackie offered unbreakable bonds rooted in love and shared experiences. Janet Hughes, Cheryl Ferguson, and Rev. Steve and Edna Fletcher held a special place in Linda's heart as they walked through life hand in hand, supporting one another through thick and thin. As we bid farewell to Linda, we celebrate a life lived to the fullest, one that touched the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her memory will forever be etched in our minds as a testament to love, kindness, and unwavering devotion.
Linda Leclaire Cabaniss leaves behind a legacy of love that will continue to inspire and guide us. While our hearts may ache with her absence, we find solace in knowing that she is reunited with her parents Raymond Conrad Leclair and Ruth Sturkie Leclair, as well as her beloved husband Buddy Cabaniss.
May we remember Linda's infectious laughter, her warm embraces, and the love she freely bestowed upon us all. In honoring her memory, let us carry forward her spirit of kindness and compassion in everything we do. Linda's impact on our lives will never fade; she will forever remain an irreplaceable presence in our hearts.