Funeral services for Lindell "Linda" Gentry Barthel are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday in the Craddock Memorial Chapel with Dr. Alton Fannin officiating. Interment will follow in McAlister Cemetery in Overbrook.

Mrs. Barthel was born February 16, 1926, in Overbrook to Eddie Ray Gentry and Nora (Powell) Gentry. She passed this life on March 25, 2013, at a retirement center in Houston, Texas. She and Alvin Franklin Toungate were married Dec. 8, 1945. He preceded her in death in 1973. She then married Arlie Herman Barthel in Gainesville, Texas, January 21, 1981.

She faithfully served her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, which included teaching Sunday school until she was 78 years old. She served Him in various ways and in various churches in Ardmore as well as working with "Loaves and Fishes."

She is survived by her son, Mack Toungate and his wife, Jean of Houston, Texas; her stepson, Arlie Ray Barthel of Denison, Texas; granddaughter, Erika Federico of Ardmore; great-grandson, Eric Denning of Ardmore; and two sisters, Lorraine Gentry and Nan King.

Memorial donations can be left to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation for Alzheimer's Research.

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