Lynda Gardner Haislip a resident of Calera, Oklahoma passed away in Sherman, Texas on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the age of 65 years 8 months and 8 days. She was born in Hemet, California to L.D. and Catherine Eileen (Wilson) Gardner on Wednesday, October 8, 1947.
Lynda was very talented; she published three books and wrote songs.
Mrs. Haislip is survived by her sons, Joey Dean and Elitha McBride of Bokchito, Oklahoma, Jami Haislip of Bokchito, Oklahoma and Gerry Brent Haislip and wife Michelle of Durant, Oklahoma; daughter, Sherri Bragg of Bennington, Oklahoma; 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; mother, Catherine Gardner of Calera, Oklahoma; brothers, Darrell Gardner and wife Carolyn, Gary Gardner, Jessie Gardner and wife Brandi, Bennie and Nelson Gardner, Robin Gardner and Delbert Gardner; sister, Jeynell Eubanks. She is also survived by her best friend Milo, the mighty hunting dog.
Mrs. Haislip was preceded in death by her father, L.D. Gardner; sister, Clarissa Gardner.
Family Hour will be from 6-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Holmes - Coffey - Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Bennington Cemetery.
Family and friends may send online condolences and view tributes at www.holmescoffeymurray.com.
Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.