Linda Allen, 75 year old Woodward resident died Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, January 30, 2017 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Andrew Dostal officiating. Interment will follow at the Rock Church Cemetery North of Woodward with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Linda Ruth (Hayes) Allen was born on May 6, 1941 in Tonkawa, Oklahoma; the daughter of Roy and Leona (McHaffey) Hayes. Linda attended school in Tonkawa and graduated from Tonkawa High School. Linda worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone and most recently worked for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services in the Woodward OARC office.
Linda enjoyed reading, taking trips with Glenn to various casinos in Oklahoma. Her greatest joy in life was her children and grandchildren. Linda was a member of the Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church.
Linda is survived by Glenn Simpson of the home; sons Steve Simpson and wife Donna of Mooreland; Sam Simpson and wife Lachele of Woodward; daughter, Shelly Coleman and husband Shawn of Woodward; six grandchildren, Dylan and Clarissa Coleman; Kyle; Joe; Melissa and Tyson Simpson; one great-grandchild, Knox Allen Coleman; sister-in-law, Sharyon Hayes; other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Christy Simpson; two brothers, Tom Hayes and Jack Dill.
Remembrances may be shared online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on January 27, 2017