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Linda Kay Ray

Linda Kay Ray, 51, of Picher, died Wednesday morning, March 8, 2006 at St. Johns Hospital in Joplin. She was born November 25, 1954 in Dallas, Texas to Jerry E. and Billie J. (Keck) Truelove. Linda lived in the Grand Lake Area and in Picher and Quapaw all of her life. She was a healthcare provider and truly enjoyed caring for others. She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Truelove and a sister, Jeri Lynn Truelove. Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Keefe of Edmond, a son, Albert Ray III of Quapaw, a brother, Bobby Truelove of Picher, and her mother and step-father, Billie and Ronnie Timms of Picher. Friends may visit the Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home in Miami from 4:00 to 8:00pm on Friday. A graveside service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, March 11, 2006 at the G.A.R. Cemetery with Reverend Robert Nutting officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.