NAHUNTA — Mrs. Linda Lou Fankhauser Simon, 78 of Nahunta, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross after a brief illness. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Simon was the daughter of Wilbur Jacob Fankhauser and Bernice Hayhurst Fankhauser. She was also preceded by her husband, Mike Simon, and several sisters. Mrs. Simon loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed her grandchildren, her dogs, doing word puzzles and enjoyed traveling when she could. Mrs. Simon is survived by her son, Roy Nelson Garner of Nahunta; two daughter’s and sons-in-law, Veronica and Johnny Bradshaw, of Tampa, Fla., Karen and Mack Whetsell of Nahunta; seven grandchildren, Jamie Saunders (Mike), Patricia Morical, Tanya Pullis, Jason Bradshaw, Timothy Garner (Amanda), Christopher Garner and Greg Whetsell; 16 great-grandchildren; also several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Private memorial services will be held by the family. Arrangements were with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at