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Funeral services for Linda Clydene Jennings Garcia will be held on Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Reed-Culver Chapel with Reverend Linda Morgan-Clark officiating. Visitation for Linda will be held on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Reed-Culver Chapel. Online condolences for her family may be left at www.reedculver.com.
Honorary Pallbearers for Linda include Frank Wofford, Jerry Moody, Robert Garcia, Ray Garcia, Matt Moody, Robert House, Chris Phillips and Bill Wheeler.
Linda Clydene Garcia was born on December 30th, 1951 in Chandler, OK, the daughter of Clyde and Madine (Marty) Jennings. She grew up with three sisters, April, Lois, and Gail, attended school in Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, CA, and graduated in 1970. On February 18, 1971, she married the love of her life and her best friend, Adolf John AJ Garcia Sr. in Marion, AR. They were married by a Justice of the Peace at the Sack it To Me Grocery Store. This union was blessed with two sons, Adolf John AJ Garcia Jr. and Robert Joseph Garcia. Linda was the best daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Her husband was a dedicated Marine, serving his country whenever and where ever needed, and thanks to Linda, the home fires burned brightly day and night. The US Marine Corps had honored Linda for her diligence in being the model wife of a Marine. She loved her family and couldnt do enough for them. She was happiest when she was at home, preparing delicious meals, her catfish dinners were unsurpassed, and keeping house for her family. She loved anytime spent out of doors, working in her garden, or spending the afternoon catching catfish. Her pets were her furry babies, and she liked taking them for walks and playing out in the yard with them. Her grand and great grandchildren were the best people on the earth, and she was their biggest supporter. She never missed a chance to attend a game or a ballet performance, it didnt matter to Linda, she was so very proud of all their accomplishments. Linda was always there helping with the childrens fundraisers, making sure they had everything they needed to succeed. She enjoyed traveling and seeing different sights, but was always happy to come home. She was loving, kind and giving, of her time and talent. Whatever her family needed, she was there for them. Linda was a Christian by faith, and a member of the Catholic Church. She passed away suddenly at Tahlequah on January 24th, 2018 with her family by her side. Linda was 66 years old. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents, and one sister, April Jennings Cheadle.
Those left to cherish her memory include her beloved husband, AJ Garcia Sr. of the home in Keys, OK, and her two sons, AJ Garcia Jr of Tahlequah and Robert Garcia and wife Candi of Tahlequah, OK. She leaves two sisters, Lois Palenski of Meridian, OK, and Gail Thornton of Bentonville, AR. She lives on in her six grandchildren, Billy Frazier and wife Sarah of Peggs, OK, Jeffrey Frazier and wife Taylor of Locust Grove, OK, Ryan Garcia of Locust Grove, OK, Colby Davis and Caleb Davis of Tahlequah, OK, and Lilly Raye Garcia of Tahlequah, OK. She also leaves three great grandchildren, Harmony Frazier, Billy Frazier II, and Sophie Frazier all of Peggs, OK, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends and loved ones.
Published on January 26, 2018
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