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Linnie Kathryn Heasley
Dec 5, 1898 - Mar 25, 2006

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Linnie Kathryn HEASLEY

Alva Cemetery

Posted by Jo Aguirre

Enid News and Eagle    

Obituaries for 3-29-06

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 Woods counties.

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 practitioner.

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 Foundation. 

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