|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1942|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 2010|
Funeral services for Linda Nell (Brewer) Chuckluck are Thursday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m., at the First Baptist Church in Salina. She went to be with the Lord on Saturday. A wake service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. at First Indian Baptist Church of Salina, located at 702 Brewer St.
Chuckluck was born on April 27, 1942, at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah, to Ernest Leo Brewer and Betty Blackbear.
She attended school in Little Kansas, Chilocco Indian School and graduated from Salina High School in 1960. In June of 1960, she married Bridge Chuckluck, Jr.
She worked for Salina Public Schools, Anadarko Public Schools, Okmulgee Public Schools and Glenpool Public Schools as an assistant in Indian Education. In addition, she also attended college at Northeastern State University and East Central State.
As a preacher's wife, she served as a deaconess, Sunday School teacher, Baptist Young Women's director, WMU director and Acteen's and GA leader both in the local church and Cherokee Baptist Associational level. She and Bridge served as home missionaries for the State of Oklahoma at Indian Capitol Baptist in Anadarko. They served as pastors at Twin Oaks Baptist Church, Okmulgee First Indian, Glenpool Mission, and Indian Southern in Wichita, Kan. and presently at Salina First Indian Baptist Church. They also served as Directors of Missions for the Cherokee Baptist Association in Tahlequah. In 2002, she was honored as Missionary Wife of the Year for the State of Oklahoma. One of the highlights of her church service was going on a mission trip with Bridge to Panama in 1993.
She was an avid storyteller and an exceptional quilter. Along with her church service and work in Indian Education, she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking (especially fry bread), watching Walker Texas Ranger and thoroughly enjoyed the music of Elvis Presley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Leo Brewer and Betty Blackbear; brothers Jeffrey Studie and Ernest Brewer, Jr.; sisters Sherri Blackbear and Ernestine Brewer; and one great-granddaughter Aiyana. She will be laid to rest near her loving family at New Jordan Baptist Cemetery in Salina.
Created by: OkieBran
Record added: Dec 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63296561
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