Linda Louise Littleton, age 60 of Tecumseh, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Midwest City.

Linda Louise Littleton, age 60 of Tecumseh, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Midwest City.

She was born on July 30, 1952, in Shawnee to Clevie “Mayborn” and Helen Jane (Gokey) Littleton.

Linda was raised in the Tecumseh area most of her life and she attended first and second grade in the same year in Harjo Schools. At age 16, she graduated with the honor of being the Valedictorian of Tecumseh High School in 1969. She attended college at Oklahoma State University.

Linda started her working career at the age of 13 for Lloyds Café in Tecumseh. She worked as a Human Resources Specialist for The United States Postal Service for 36 years. The National Postal Service Headquarters requested that she come to Washington D.C. to help redesign National Training Manuals. Upon successful completion of this project, she was offered a permanent position at Headquarters. She declined the offer in order to stay with family and friends in Oklahoma.

Her love for her family and friends was evident in the way she lived her life. Even though Linda was a single mother, her daughter was blessed by all of the sacrifices she made for her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandkids, loved OU football, OKC Thunder, reading and writing poetry. Linda was a gifted public speaker. She was a role model to all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her father; Clevie “Mayborn” Littleton.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother; Helen Jane Gokey Littleton of Tecumseh, a daughter and son-in-law; Crystal Renee Littleton and Robert James of Stroud, grandchildren; Wyatt and Mattie James of Stroud, brothers and sister-in law; Ike Littleton of Tecumseh, Blaine and Sheila Littleton of Meeker, sisters and brother-in-law; Donna Littleton of Tecumseh, Tami and Ron Klisiewicz of Shawnee, nieces and nephews; Ashley, Brandy, Sara, Clay, and Shaun, and numerous other friends and extended family.

Visitation will begin 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 14, and continue until service time. Service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Burl Mackey, pastor of First Baptist Church of Stroud, officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.