Butler County Times Gazette
  • Linda Christine Graham

  • Linda Christine Graham, 58, of Leavenworth, was called home, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Providence Medical Center.
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  • Linda Christine Graham, 58, of Leavenworth, was called home, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Providence Medical Center.
    She was born on Aug. 17, 1955, in Ada, Okla., the daughter of Tollie Gray and Izora (Clark) Alexander.
    
Linda is survived by her husband, Bruce Robinson. He survives at the home. She is also survived by four daughters, Mickala (Thomas Solombrino) Graham, Deitra (Reginald) Epps, Anjell (Jamar) Mitchel and Naya Robinson; two sons, Ramone (Ryia) Graham and Lorenzo Graham; her ex-husband and close friend, Edward Graham; her father; ten sisters, Debra Rodriguez, Sharon (Gerald) Brown, Brenda (Matthew) Gibson, Katina (Derick) White, Angela Vinson, Tina Gray, Gerlinda Gray, Robin Gray, Tolena Gray - Washington and Cheryl Lynn Jackson; a brother, Thurman Alexander; her in-laws, George and Ruth Robinson; two fur-children (dogs) Baby and Spirit; 23 grandchildren and two on the way; and a large extended family.

    She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Thurman Alexander Sr.; her maternal and paternal grandparents; a sister, Glenda Marie Alexander; three brothers, Lorenzo Alexander, Kirk Gray, Tollie Gray Jr. and Gregory Gray; three infant siblings; and a host of aunts and uncles.
    
Linda was a proud owner of Graham Cakes & Café. She was also a Licensed Practical Nurse and she served in many facilities in the metro area. She was most recently employed at the Leavenworth Veterans Hospital.
    
Linda loved baking cakes, entertaining her family and helping people. She was most passionate about gardening. She quoted, to her family “God is so good, look how plentiful my garden is. I would love to have enough to feed the hungry. I think gardening is my calling. In one of the ways I will be serving the Lord by feeding people. Do I sound excited!!”

    A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mount Muncie Cemetery.

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