Linda C. Brewer age 65 of Mt. Juliet, TN and Charleston, MO, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at the age of 65 yrs. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.L. and Lois Telford and by her aunt, Emma Jennings Armstrong. Linda is survived by her husband the Reverend Michael W. Brewer of Charleston, MO; stepchildren, Justin (Keelie) Brewer of Edgefield, SC, Jonathan David Brewer of Hilo, HI and Philip Michael Brewer of Murphysboro, IL; grandchildren, James and Will Brewer; sisters-in-law, Cheryl (James) Hamilton of Martinez, GA and Joan Brewer of Garden City, SC; close family friends and former co-workers of LifeWay Christian Resources (Baptist Sunday School Board), Nashville, TN and beloved members of First Baptist Church, Charleston, MO. Linda was a graduate of Mt. Juliet High School and Middle Tennessee State University, College of Education. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, First Baptist Church Nashville and First Baptist Church, Charleston, MO where she served as Sunday School Teacher, Associate VBS Director and Women's Ministry Bible Study mentor. Linda retired after 32 and a half years of faithful ministry with LifeWay Christian Resources (Baptist Sunday School Board) in the Sunday School Department, Conference Center Promotion Section, the Church Resources Division as a Curriculum Specialist and Network Partnership Consultant. During her tenure she was awarded the highest employee recognition by receiving the Career of Excellance Award. In her retirement years she continued to serve the Kingdom of God, working with State Baptist Conventions, Associations, Churches and individuals. Linda's ministry and influence will continue on this earth while she embraces her rewards in Heaven. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Charleston, MO. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. till service time. A Memorial service will also be held on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. till service time. Officiating will be Betsy Buhler, Sondi Scroggins, Rev. John Gardner and Rev. Michael W. Brewer. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Charleston's Global Missions and Ministry Team, P.O> Box 442, Charleston, MO 63834.