Linda H. Huckeba, 68, of Cape Coral died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at her home. She was born in Pavo, Ga., in 1945 to J.D. and Louise Huddleston. She graduated from Thomasville High School and married John Huckeba in 1963 in Boston, Ga. She lived in Thomasville for many years before moving to Cape Coral in 1980.
She attended Edison College in Fort Myers. She was a homemaker and a professional seamstress who had a passion for writing. She will be remembered as a loving daughter, sister and mother. She was a devoted grandmother and dear friend to many.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, John Huckeba of Cape Coral; two daughters, Cara (Mark) Singletary of Cape Coral and Melinda (Gary) Jett of Cartersville, Ga.; one son, John Daniel Huckeba of Cape Coral; two brothers, David M. (Helen) Huddleston of Thomasville, Ga., and Dr. Gene Keith (Victoria) Huddleston of Maitland, Fla., one sister-in-law, Betty Huddleston of Stone Mountain, Ga.; and seven grandchildren, Amanda, Alyssa and Natalie Singletary, James Huckeba, Amy Jett and husband Rian Stanga, Andrew and Ally Jett; and her life-long best friend, Elizabeth Stubbs Prance.
Linda H. Huckeba
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Carissa Huckeba; and two brothers, James D. Huddleston III and Gordon M. Huddleston.
A celebration of Mrs. Huckeba's life will be held today, Jan. 29. The family will receive friends between 1- 2 p.m. with service at 2 p.m., at the Fuller Metz Funeral Home, 3740 Del Prado Blvd., S., Cape Coral.
Flowers would be appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Please visit www.fullermetz.com to view Linda's Life Tribute and share a condolence.