Linda Kay Abbott

l-abbott-obit-picSLATON-Linda Kay Abbott, 73, of Lubbock, formerly of Slaton passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Englunds Chapel with Deacon Adam Behnke officiating. Graveside services will be Monday at 3 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, in Moore, OK, under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Linda was born Oct. 11, 1943, to Jack and Faye (McKey) Blackstone in Shawnee, OK. She graduated from Ada High School in 1962. Linda married Lester Douglas Abbott on July 7, 1962, in Ada, OK. They moved to Slaton in 1967. She worked in customer service for TG&Y and later at Howdy’s in Slaton until 1992 when they returned to Oklahoma City. Linda managed the Ambassador Apartment Complex in Oklahoma City retiring in 2010 and returning to Slaton. Doug preceded her in death in Dec. of 1993. She was also preceded in death by her son, Kenneth D. Abbott in 2009; and her brother, Johnny Blackstone. Linda is survived by: her daughter, Monica and husband, Monty Linder of Slaton; grandchildren, Heather Coats (Jared) of Lubbock, Jarrod Abbott of Corpus Christi, Rebekah Hybner (Samuel) of Slaton; and great-granddaughter, Evelyn Coats; a sister, Betty Riney and (Mike) of Slaton; a brother, Pat (Tracy) Blackstone of Tecumseh, OK; sister-in-law, Dee Blackstone of Shawnee, OK; along with numerous nieces and nephews. The family suggests memorials to Mercy Manna in Slaton, Texas.

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