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Linda Lee Fansler

March 16, 1932 October 26, 2018
Linda Lee Fansler
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Obituary for Linda Lee Fansler

Linda Lee Fansler, age 86, longtime resident of Stillwater passed away peacefully at her home in her sleep on Friday, October 26, 2018. Funeral services have been entrusted to the care of Dighton-Marler Funeral Home of Stillwater.

Visitation will be 1PM to 6PM Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Dighton-Marler Funeral Home. A Celebration of Linda’s life will be Monday, November 5, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater at 11AM. Interment will immediately follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Ponca City. Pallbearers will be Nick Rice, Philip Morse, Jessica Rice, Ashley Morse, Melissa Morse, and Ross Bowman.

Linda was born March 16, 1932 in Hominy, OK, to Alva and Dorothy (Mackey) Bragg. She grew up in Ponca City and attended Ponca City Schools. She and Everett Fansler were married on June 16, 1951 in Ponca City, OK. They were blessed with 66 wonderful years. They made their home in Tonkawa before moving to Holbrook, AZ, for a short time and then back to Perry, OK. She managed a convenience store in Perry for several years. She worked for Mrs. Skinner for several years before she and Everett bought Skinner’s Candies and Gifts located in the OSU Student Union in 1979. They owned and operated the store for 26 years until their retirement.

Some of Linda’s enjoyments were bowling with her friends, watching OSU football, and Thunder & OSU basketball. Caring for her house was very important to her. She and Everett were longtime members of First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater where they faithfully attended and enjoyed the many friends they made over the years. Her family was the light of her life. She loved spending time with them and making many fond memories. She was the best mother and grandmother you could ever imagine. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy McLaughlin of Stillwater, OK, and Debra Bowman of Morrison, OK; four grandchildren, Melissa Morse and husband Philip of Glencoe, OK, Jessica Rice and husband Nick of Morrison, OK, Ross Bowman and wife Shannon of Glencoe, OK, and Wade Groom of Perry, OK; seven great-grandchildren, Ashley Morse, Katy Morse, Remy Bowman, Alexander Rice, Roselynn Rice, Clayton Groom, and Payton Groom; two sisters, Barbara Ware of Ponca City, OK DeWayne Younger of Lawton, OK, and ; two brothers,D.L. Bragg of Arkansas; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Everett in April of this year; one daughter, Linda Sue Groom in 1986; one granddaughter, Amy Beth Driskel; one great-grandson, Kyton Bowman.

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1:00 PM 11/4/2018 1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 11/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
Dighton-Marler Funeral Home of Stillwater

5106 North Washington
Stillwater, OK 74075

Dighton-Marler Funeral Home of Stillwater
5106 North Washington Stillwater 74075 OK
United States

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11:00 AM 11/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

524 South Duncan
Stillwater, OK 74074

First Presbyterian Church
524 South Duncan Stillwater 74074 OK
United States

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