Floral 09

Linda Darlene Kelley

June 2, 1948 ~ October 17, 2021 (age 73)


Linda Darlene Kelley stepped into her forever home in Heaven on October 17, 2021.

Visitation will be at John Ireland Funeral Home in Moore on Tuesday, October 19th from 3pm-8pm.

Graveside services will be at Resthaven Cemetery on SW 104th & Western Wednesday, October 20th at 10am.

Linda was born in Paragould Arkansas on June 2, 1948 to Cecil and Geneva Woods.

Later, her family moved to California where she had four sons. She worked as a technician in the X-Ray department of Sierra View District Hospital for many years while raising her 4 boys.

She finally settled in Oklahoma City and was eventually joined by each of her adult sons and her dad. She spent the last several years of her dad’s life by being his primary caretaker.

She was a devout follower of Christ and a member of Southwest Baptist Church. She was always studying God’s Word and praying for everyone she knew. Linda had a genuinely kind and selfless heart & she constantly put everyone else’s needs before her own. She will be greatly missed by her family.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents Cecil and Geneva Woods and her son, Johnny “Jason” Covert.

She is survived by her Sons: Tim (& Gail) Covert, Brian Covert, Jeremy (& Shawnda) Henson, & her son Jason’s wife Christia Covert. As well as her brother Larry & family.

Her Grandchildren: Timothy Covert, Joanna Hernandez, Alex (& Khristina) Covert, Josh (& Shannon) Covert, Wyatt Covert, Colbie Covert, Brittni (& Brandon) Lauer, Courtney Covert, Johnny Jason Covert Jr, Emily Williams & Dillon Williams.

Great Grandchildren: Signora Jones, Christopher Jones, Brantley Covert, Kade Covert, Kye Covert, Damion Covert, Isaiah Covert, Paisley Covert, Remington Covert, Maveric Hernandez, Zara Hernandez, Stormie Hernandez, Greyson Lauer & Blakely Lauer.

The family would like to thank the nursing staff of Norman Regional Healthplex who Linda said many times “she loves dearly” for taking such wonderful care of her.

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October 19, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John M. Ireland & Son Funeral Home & Chapel
120 S. Broadway Ave.
Moore, OK 73160

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