73 of Eaton, OH, formerly of Lewisburg, OH, died Dec. 8, 2021. Born on July 4, 1948, in Manitou, OK, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Elsie Lee (Berger) McAlister.

Linda was a 1966 graduate of Frederick High School in

Frederick, OK. Preceded in death by her Husband of 47 years: Ned D. Blankenship 2014; Brothers: Jesse, Billy and Kenneth McAlister.

Survivors include her Children: Teresa L. Blankenship, Portland, IN, Jeff D. Blankenship, Eaton, OH, and Tammy D.

Casolari, Huber Heights, OH; Brothers: Jerry McAlister,

Burknette, TX, Jerrel McAlister, Lone Grove, OK, and Rex McAlister, Aurora, MO; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home, Eaton, OH. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at

Funeral Home Information

Barnes Funeral Homes, Inc. - Eaton

220 East Main Street

Eaton, OH