March 19, 1950 – November 7, 2019
With great sadness we announce the passing of Linda Gail Barkley on November 7, 2019 in Hanna Alberta.
Linda was born in Yellowknife N.W.T. and grew up in Grey Creek, Rossland and Summerland B.C. She married Cliff on May 8, 1971 and together they had three wonderful children, Christine, Tia and Brian.
Linda enjoyed many years cheering for Rockies Hockey, watching her children grow with Girl Guides and Boy Scouts. She also loved spending time with the Columbia Valley Classics Car Club, MADD and the Richdale Community Club. Linda also spent her career caring for others as a nurse.
Linda is survived by her loving husband Cliff , daughters Tia (Randy), Christine, granddaughter Victoria (Kale), sisters Elaine Pigeau, and Anna- Marie (Steve) Woodbridge, many nieces and nephews, cousins.
There were many kids that referred to Linda as Granny, Jersey, Josie, Maycee, Dexter and Clay.
She was predeceased by her parents Bill and Amy LaPlante, son Brian and brother-in-law Len Pigeau.
Services will be held Saturday November 16, 2019 at the Catholic Church in Invermere, B.C. at 11:00 am followed by a graveside Interment, then a tea at the Wilmer Hall.
Donations can be made in Linda’s honour to the Canadian Cancer Society www.cancer.ca/en/donate/?region=bc or a Charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services. Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com
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