Linda Long Twyman
Linda Long Twyman, 66, died peacefully at her
home in Ruckersville, Virginia on Thursday, February
26, 2015. She was born June 26, 1948 in
Charlottesville, Virginia, daughter of Harold
Linwood Long and the late Joyce Watkins Long.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in
death by her husband, J. Taylor Twyman, III and two
sister-in-laws, Judith and Tanya.
Linda is survived by her father, Harold Linwood
Long of Ruckersville, Virginia; a brother, Harold
Randolph Long and his wife, Linda of Warsaw,
Virginia; nieces, Elizabeth Long Abercrombie and her
husband, Joel, Shannon Long Childs and her husband,
Robert, Michelle Gleason Dingman, Dabney Gleason
Noble and Deanna Gleason Matthew; great nephew,
Tucker Abercrombie; great nieces, Lacey and Hailey
Childs; Aunts, Arlene Prestipino, Kathleen Prietz
and Pat Dabney; brother-in-law, Tom Gleason; and
many other very special family members and friends.
Linda was a devoted wife to her husband, Taylor
for 33 years. She was an active member of
Stanardsville United Methodist Church and served as
Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School teacher
at all levels, active in church fundraisers, Lay
Reader, and enjoyed giving the children’s message on
Sundays. She was a French teacher for 30 years at
William Monroe High School. Linda loved teddy bears
and animals, especially her beloved schnauzers,
“Brittany,” “Ziggy,” “Bauser,” and “Beau.” She loved
preparing Thanksgiving dinner for her family and the
fellowship that it provided.
The family would like to thank the many doctors,
nurses and caregivers at the University of Virginia
Hospital Critical Care Units on Three Central and
Three North for all of their excellent care during
her stay at the hospital.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00
P.M. Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Ryan Funeral
Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, Virginia.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 P.M.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the
Stanardsville United Methodist Church
Map with the
Rev. Chuck Winner and the Rev. Margaret Gillette
Interment will follow at
Holly Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to
Stanardsville United Methodist Church, PO Box 740,
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of