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Linda Rae McGoldrick

Funeral services for Linda Rae McGoldrick, 77, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 25, 2022, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. McGoldrick passed away at 8:18 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2022, at West Plains, Missouri.


She was born September 29, 1944 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Raymond Axline and Virginia Steadman.  On December 8, 1990, she was united in marriage at Norwalk, California, to Kenny McGoldrick.  Linda was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many.  She was a certified Gemologist and co-owned and operated Fullers Jewelry of West Plains, Missouri, from 1974 to 1989.  Linda and her husband, Kenny, lived in California for several years before returning home to Missouri in 2012.  She was a talented cook, artist, banjo player, gardener, and homemaker.  Linda was a devoted Christian and faithfully attended Macedonia Baptist Church in Alton, Missouri.  She was dearly loved and will be missed by many.


She is survived by her husband, Kenny; three sons, Mike McElmurry and wife, Lisa, Alton, Missouri, Rob McElmurry and wife, Emily, Springfield, Missouri, and Mark McElmurry and wife, Tracey, Saint Louis, Missouri; one daughter, Jami Lagana and husband, Jad, Corona, California; twelve grandchildren, Ryan, Jessie, Asher, Israel, Lily, Hudson, Abigail, Josiah, Bridges, Jordan, Jake, and Jenna; six great-grandchildren, Emma, Mason, Abby, Isaiah, River, and Titus; one brother, Jim Axline and wife, Barb, Nevada, Iowa; brother-in-law, John McGoldrick and wife, Tina; niece, Milly and Alvin Moss; Courtney and Tegan Axline; nephews, Ken Crow, Dan, Patrick, Cooper, Bert, and Alex Axline; cousin, Kay Fulcher and husband, Dale; and many other loved family members.


Her mother, Virginia Steadman, step-mother, Mary Jane Axline, father, Raymond Axline, and brother, Gary Axline, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be prior to the funeral service, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Saturday, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Gospel Hill Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at