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Linda Lois Baughman


Linda Lois Baughman, lifelong Okmulgee resident, died Thursday morning, December 21, 2006 at her home with her family by her side. She was 65 years of age. Linda was born August 7, 1941 in Prague, Oklahoma to the late James Houston and Winnie Holland. She retired from Okmulgee Memorial Hospital after 25 years as an X Ray technician. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and was active in her Sunday School Class as long as her health allowed. She also greatly enjoyed being with her friends. Linda is survived by her children, Robbie Baughman and wife Delana of Okmulgee, Mark Baughman and wife Sally of Panama City, Florida and Cristie Petree of Okmulgee, her twin sister, Brenda Bortisser and husband Cotton of Okmulgee, sisters, Donna Lewis and husband Don of Coalgate, Oklahoma, Sandra Myers of Georgia and Susie Sallee and husband Shane of Coalgate, Oklahoma, a brother, Dale Holland and wife Velma of Checotah, ten grandchildren, Heather Baughman, Shane Baughman, Baylen Giulioli, Madison Matney, Brandee Fry and husband Chris, Brooke, Baughman, Brice Baughman, Brock Baughman, Joe Petree and wife Charly, and Josh Petree and wife Misty, nine great grandchildren, Kiera, Aaliyah, Keeli, Shane, Garret, Alyssa, J.D., Jo and Hallee Jo, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 23, 2006 at the Second Baptist Church. Friends may visit the funeral home from 12-8 P.M. on Friday and the family will receive friends from 6-7 P.M. at the funeral home chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent at