Linda L. “Lucky Lady” Dossey, 72, of Paris, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021, at Brentwood Terrace Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
Services are not scheduled at this time. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.
Linda, the daughter of John Arthur Long & Allene Bowden Long, was born Sept. 14, 1948, in Biardstown.
She began driving a truck at the age of 16, and retired at the age of 70. During her career, she traveled to every state in the contiguous United States and three providences in Canada. Linda won several prestigious awards during her trucking career.
Her favorite hobby was going to the casino, BINGO, and scratch offs.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Billy “Wild Bill” Dossey, a son, Sammy Fernandez, and a grandson, Timmy Lynn “T. J.” Freeman.
Survivors include four children; Terrie Freeman & husband Timmy of Paris, James Fernandez & wife Mitzi “Red” of Paris, Tony Fernandez & wife Cristi of Paris, and Steven “Pete” Fernandez & wife Marla of Texarkana, step-children; Billy Dossey Jr., Charlie Dossey, and Wendy Jones, 14 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, a brother, Billy Gene Long & wife Dale of Paris along with one niece, one nephew, a host of friends, and her beloved “Heinz 57” dog, Rat.
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