- Ada, Oklahoma


June 23, 2012



ADA — Services for Judy Linker, 71, Ada, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at  Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, Major Mark Craddock, Major Jeff Daniels, and Captain Mike and Lori Lucas  are officiating.  Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mrs. Linker died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1940, to Robert L. and Laura Marie Sadler in Drumright. She was adopted by Audrey and Beatrice May Dittemore Brown, at the age of 12  and then came to this area.

She married Bobby Ray Linker on Aug. 15, 1963, in Sulphur. Mrs. Linker had been employed with Ada Tag Agency, T.G.&Y., Blue Bell and helped operate the Whip Dip with her parents. She was a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Linker, of the home; two daughters, Charlotte and husband Carlyle Gargis, Fort Smith,  Ark., and Robin Hansen, Ada; four grandchildren, Charlsie Gargis, Michael Steward, Kellianne Hansen and Charles Hansen; one brother, Robert and wife Barbara Sadler, Anadarko; one sister, Sherylann Mortimore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her biological and adopted parents.

Bearers are Michael Steward, Charles Hansen, Monty Seckinger, Kevin Lewis, Harold Kinstner, Eddie Kinstner and John Whelchel.  Honorary bearers are J.D. Norman and Randy Knighten.

The family says those who wish may make memorials to P.A.W.S. 1200 Sandy Creek Drive, Ada, OK 74820.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada


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