Linda Gail McDonald was born June 25, 1948 in Fort Knox, KY and departed this life January 8, 2012 in St. Louis, MO at the age of 63 years. She was the middle child of Euel U. McDonald and Ethel M. (Stark) McDonald.  As part of a military family, she lived in many locations throughout the world during her childhood, including Japan, Kansas, California, and Missouri. She graduated from Winona High School in 1966. Soon after graduating, she returned to Salinas, CA, completed beauty school, and worked as a beautician. Upon his return from Vietnam, she was united in marriage to Bobby Lee Weaver on September 4, 1970 in Salinas, CA, and to this union was born one son, Douglas Trent. She was preceded in death by her husband, mother, and father. She is survived by one son, Trent Weaver and wife, Renee, of Metamora, IL; three brothers, Douglas Euel McDonald and wife, Charlotte, of Munsford, TN, Tommy Lane McDonald and Janelle of Dallas, TX and Richard Bruce McDonald and wife, Charlotte, of Republic, MO; one sister, Sandra Dawn Ipock and husband, Randy, of Winona, MO; and many other family and friends.  Linda spent most of her married life in the St. Louis, MO region as a loving and meticulous homemaker. She thoroughly enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading, and shopping. During frequent visits back to Winona, she kept very busy cutting family members’ hair. The family always looked forward to the fancy candies she made during the holidays and will deeply miss her warm and kind spirit. Funeral services were held Friday, January 13, 2012 at the Duncan Funeral Chapel in Winona, MO with Bro. Tom Hall officiating. Interment was in Mount Zion Cemetery in Winona, MO under the direction of Duncan Funeral Homes.