Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, October 23, 2003
OBITUARY ~ LINDA KAY (COYKENDALL) CURRY
Linda K. CURRY, age 57, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2003 at the Creighton University Medical
Center in Omaha, Nebraska where she had been a patient for eight months.
Linda Kay CURRY was born August 25, 1946 in
Clarinda Iowa, the daughter of Bud and Lucille (FROST) COYKENDALL (originally from the Mount Ayr, Iowa area). She attended
school in Clarinda and Red Oak, graduating from Red Oak high school. She then attended business school in Omaha where
she worked for a number of years before moving back to Red Oak.
Linda was united in marriage to Neal CURRY on May 1,
1966 in Red Oak. They lived three miles south of Red Oak.
Linda was a member of the First United Methodist Church and
was an avid bowler. She was past president of the Red Oak Women's Bowling Association, secretary of many ladies' as well
as men's and mixed leagues and was president of various leagues throughout her years of bowling. Linda was a delegate
to the Iowa Women's Bowling Association annual meeting for several years and was a member of the Red Oak women's Bowling
Association Hall of Fame. She bowled in many local, state and national bowling tournaments. Linda was awarded a plaque for
having served as president for the local bowling association for over 10 consecutive years.
Linda was preceded in death by
her son Michael Neal CURRY; and a granddaguhter Mercedes Skye AKERS.
Survivors include her husband Neal CURRY of Red
Oak; daughter Angi AKERS and husband Gary of Apopka, Florida; two grandchildren, Kodi and Summer AKERS of Apopka, Florida;
parents, Bud and Lucille COYKENDALL of Red Oak; sister Donna BARTEN and husband Ted of Sheridan, Wyoming; nieces and a
nephew; special family friend Lynn GIBSON of Red Oak; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held
at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 8, 2003 at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Nancy SCHULTZ officiating.
Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church or the American
Diabetes Association. Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
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