Linda Hembree, 61 of Broken Arrow, Okla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 following a short illness with cancer.
Memorial services will be held today, Friday, Nov. 21, 2008 in Tulsa, Okla.
Linda Slota was born Sept. 17, 1947 at home in Washta to Walter and Sylvesta Slota. She graduated from Willow High School in Quimby in 1965. She also graduated from the Minnesota Medical Institute. She served 37 years as a medical lab technician at St. Francis-Health System in Tulsa where she retired. In 2003, she was named Employee of the Year and received the Award of Excellence.
Linda is survived by her husband, Ray Hembree of Broken Arrow; two sons: Brian Morgan and his wife, Sherri of Justin, Texas, and Kevin Morgan of Las Vegas, Nevada; two grandchildren; parents, Walter and Sylvesta Slota of Washta; and eight brothers and sisters: Gary Slota and wife, JoEllen of Spencer, Larry Slota and wife, Barb of Spencer, Marcia Wych of Des Moines, Terry Slota and wife, Roberta of Kingsley; Perry Slota and wife Barb of Washta, Jerry Slota and wife, Judy of Washta, Kerry Slota and wife, Merrilee of Foley, Ala., and Dr. Karen Slota of Plymouth.
She requests that any donations by made to Saint Francis Hospice in Tulsa, Okla.