Linda Sue Fear

Linda Sue Fear, 62 of Mount Pleasant passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at her home following a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Linda was born February 22, 1959, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, the daughter of Earnest and Martha (Bates) Bright.  She graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1977 and attended Indian Hills Community College.  Linda married Kent Fear and they later divorced.  She worked as an administrative secretary for Blue Bird Midwest for 25 years, Engineer Building Design for a few years, and the State of Iowa Judicial Branch since 2006.

Linda was a member of the Finley United Methodist Church and attended the Wellspring Church. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, and knitting.  Linda especially enjoyed spending time with family and watching her daughter Rachelle in her many activities.

Linda is survived by her daughter Rachelle Fear and her fiancé Brian Beaty of Vinton; her father Earnest Bright of Mount Pleasant; sisters: Brenda Bright (Mike Wheelock) of Ames; Sharon (Bill) Beattie of Mount Pleasant; and a brother Doug (Karen) Bright of Keokuk.  She was preceded in death by her mother.


A visitation will be held from 9:00 am until noon on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm.  Pastor Lindsey Ford will officiate.  Burial will be in the Finley Cemetery.  The Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel is caring for Linda and her family.