Linda J. Hand was born on September 9, 1947 in Durant to Earl W. and Joy (Hughes) Thomison and passed from this life on December 29, 2013 in Durant at the age of 66.
Linda graduated from Blue High School and has lived in Bryan County the majority of her life. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister. She was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed going out with friends, fixing her house up and she was an excellent cook.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents.
Linda is survived by her sons Dean Crawford and wife Kelley of Calera and Eric Crawford of Durant; brother Tommy Bishop and wife Betty of Durant; grandchildren Aaron Crawford, Ashley Crawford, Bridgette Faulkner, Maegan Crawford and Nathan Crawford; 5 great grandchildren and other extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, January 3, 2014 at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Alvie Thornton officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery with T. J. Bishop, John Carey, Nathan Crawford, Aaron Crawford and Danny Bishop serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 6-8 P.M. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, Durant.