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Linnie Kathryn Heasley
Dec 5, 1898 - Mar 25, 2006
Linnie Kathryn HEASLEY
Posted by Jo Aguirre
Enid News and Eagle
The funeral for Linnie Kathryn Heasley, 107, of Alva will be 3 p.m.
Friday at Wharton Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Terry Martindale will
officiate. Burial will be in Alva Muni-cipal Cem-etery.
She was born Dec. 5, 1898, in Weatherford, Texas, to Ulysses Sherman and
Anna Matilda Rudolph Callison and died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at
Beadles Nursing Home, Alva.
Her family came to Alva in 1901 and she attended the Alva school system.
At 16, she transferred to Northwestern Normal School. After three years
she took the county examinations to teach and was issued a lifetime
teaching certificate. She taught at rural grade schools in Alfalfa and
She married John Samuel Heasley Aug. 10, 1921, in Dacoma. They made
their home in Alva. He died Nov. 15, 1946.
She returned to teaching at Greenleaf, Richview, Riverside and Short
Springs. She was the girl’s dorm mother at North-western State College
and earned a bachelor of science degree in 1954. She then moved to
Wichita, Kan., and taught school and later became a Christian Science
She was a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston.
Surviving are one son, Lynn of Alva, eight grandchildren and a number of
great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Sam, she was preceded in death by three
sons, four sisters and four brothers.
Memorials may be made to Northwestern Oklahoma State University
H Surnames - Alva Cemetery
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