Funeral services for Linda Sue Dodd, 66, of Early, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Early Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.

Linda passed from this life on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Brownwood.

Linda Sue McCauley was born on Feb. 25, 1949 in Seymour to Joe Frank and Mary Mildred (Brown) McCauley. She graduated from Olney High School in 1967. Linda married Bennie Dodd on June 24, 1967 in Olney.

Linda worked as a secretary for the Early Church of Christ for a number of years before joining the Early Independent School District as instructional aide. She worked for EISD for 24 years before retirement.

Linda was a longtime member of the Early Church of Christ where she taught Sunday school, volunteered with the Helping Hands ministry, and taught in the Tuesday School preschool program. Linda could be counted on for an encouraging word and helping where there was a need.

Linda is survived by her husband of 47 years, Bennie of Early; a son, Cully Dodd and wife DeeAnna of McKinney; a daughter, Gretchen Campbell and husband Kenneth of Early; three grandchildren, Hunter Campbell and fiancÚ Nicolette Andrews, Hanner Campbell, and Tia Dodd; a sister, Carol Harwell and husband Fred; her mother-in-law, Oretha Carr; a sister-in-law, Gloria Hotze; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents;, an infant son, Cory Byron Dodd; and two brothers, Joe and Wayne McCauley.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Mexico Missions of the Early Church of Christ or to the American Heart Association. Condolences, memories and tributes can be left for the family at heartlandfuneralhome.net.