Linda Malcom Lycett, 62, of McDonough, passed away to be with her Lord on Nov. 7, 2012. A retired teacher of the gifted from the Clayton County school system, Linda also taught 4-year-old Sunday School classes for 30 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Malcom.

Linda is survived by her husband, Paul W. Lycett, of McDonough; her daughters, Mary Beth and Kirby Smart, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Anne and Michael Toothaker, of Alpharetta; her beloved grandchildren, Jane Toothaker and Weston, Julia and Andrew Smart; her mother, Mardelle Malcom, of McDonough; her sisters, Diane West, of Cumming; and Judy Johnston, of Hampton; and her brother, George Malcom, of Social Circle.

A memorial service for Linda will be held at Salem Baptist Church in McDonough, at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 11, with Dr. Steve Bingham and Rev. Dan McKay officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the funeral home and again at the church one hour prior to the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made either to The Rise School, Box 870305, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 35487 or the Child Evangelism Fellowship, Southern Crescent Region, P.O. Box 2573, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281 (note on the check “in memory of Linda”). You are invited to sign the online guest register at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com, Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.