Linda Gale Easley passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019, in Andover, KS. She was 66 years old. Linda was born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma on September 8, 1953, to Clarence “Mickey” and Delia (Pearsall) Easley-Rogers. She was the third of five children. She’s preceded in death by her parents Delia “Dee” Lorene (Pearsall) Easley-Rogers and Clarence “Mickey” Easley Jr. and her siblings; brother Monte Easley and sister Connie Rencountre.
She went to Pawhuska High School and graduated in 1971. She was a proud member of the Osage Nation. She loved attending the Inlonshka dance in June. She was from the Eagle Clan, and her Osage name was ENA-OPP-EE.
Upon graduation, she went to nursing school in Tulsa, Oklahoma and worked as a CNA/LPA at Hillcrest Medical Center on the surgical floor.
Throughout her life she was a Girl Scout, Boy Scout, and a 4-H Leader. She was very involved in her three children’s school activities for all 13 years. She enjoyed working with her children at church activities and working on the Ten Commandments. She also enjoyed serving, designing, upholstering, knitting, crocheting and landscaping. Linda was very proud of her accomplishments. A certified Design Consultant with Associates in interior design and graduating later in life from Southwestern College with a double bachelor’s degree in human resources and quality control management.
In the 7th grade she entered an art contest drawing Abraham Lincoln and won a four-year Art Scholarship. While in the eighth grade she was selected as a 4-H club queen in Russell, KS. Linda had many hobbies and never found anything boring. As an infant, she began riding horses and continued entering shows and rodeos winning many ribbons and awards. In 1971 she received a special honor as the 25th annual rodeo queen for the World’s Largest Amateur Rodeo. At that time, she hosted 110 clubs that were entered in the annual rodeo.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints in the Andover Area. She has been a long-time resident of the Andover area and considered it a great place to raise a family.
Left to cherish her memory are:
Her Children: Heather Frazier Sparrow and husband, Toriano, of Marietta, GA; Nathan Frazier, of Rose Hill, KS; Mickey Frazier and wife, Janine, of Rose Hill, KS; Grandchildren: Donnell Greene, Tariana (Mariah) Sparrow, Sierra Frazier, Skyla Frazier, Ashley Sparrow, and Gage Frazier; Brother and sister: Stephen Easley and wife, Debra; Janice Easley; Many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, grand animals, as well as a host of other family and friends. Needless to say, she was proud of them all.
Funeral services were held on November 8, 2019, at Church of Jesus Christ, Wichita, KS. Heritage Funeral Home in Andover, KS was in charge of arrangements.
Original Publish Date: 2019-12-02 00:00:00