Linda J. Wininger Epperson
Linda J. Wininger Epperson longtime Ponca City resident passed away in Ponca City. She was 69 years of age.
Linda was born April 5, 1948, in Ponca City, to Thomas and Janna Pinegar Wininger. Linda grew up in the Ponca City area, graduating from Ponca City High School. In 1966, a union of marriage was joined with Leonard Epperson. Linda relocated briefly to the San Diego, Calif., area in support of her husband’s active duty with the United States Navy.
She later returned to the Ponca City area, attending some classes at Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa, and also attended Cosmetology School in Ponca City.
Linda’s family was her main focus for many years. Linda’s home was always opened to friends and family, her backyard and the swimming pool was the place to be during the summer time. When her grandkids came along they became the focus of her attention as she was very involved in their activities through the years.
Linda worked for Westminster Village in the administration office for 14 years and then went to work for Via Christi at Home, later changing to Vita Care Medical as their billing specialist, she then retired in 2013.
Survivors include two daughters, Janna Paulson and husband, Don, of Broken Arrow, Jill Jordan of Ponca City; one sister, Janice Taylor and husband, Larry, of Ponca City; four grandchildren, Brandon Pemberton, Baylee Pemberton, Abbey Paulson and Easton Jordan. Also surviving is a nephew, David Taylor, spouse, Billie, and great-niece, Audrey. Linda was also an aunt to many numerous nieces and nephews to the Epperson Family.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in the First Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Sunie Stolhand officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
Honorary casket bearers include, Ryan Alden, Bradley Cassity, Jack Hodges, Erik Jordan, Easton Jordan, Teagun Jordan, Don Paulson, Brandon Pemberton, Gary Sallee, Mark Strange and David Taylor.
Memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s name to Kara’s Games: P.O. Box 931 Blackwell, OK 74631.
Jill and family,
My sincere sympathy to all of you..
Deborah Hetrick MortonEdmond, OK
My heart hurts for all of U !!! Linda & I have been friends since dear old McKinley !! I loved her & all U'r family it still doesn't seem real ...She'll be in my heart forever as a dear friend & I'll miss our PM's U'r in my thoughts everyday !!! Tell Brandon Ida's @ peace .....XXXXXX give him a hug for me & one for all of U !
Linda RobinsonOklahoma City,, OK
My family was so close to Linda’s family while I was growing up. My folks loved her & the girls and there was always a lot of laughter when everyone got together. Shared vacations, too. The best of times that I cherish & reflect on to this day. Linda was a sweet person and will be greatly missed. Love & Peace to the family~
David RobinsHonolulu, HI
Prayer to your families Janna and Jill.. I love you all. Rest in Peace my Aunt Linda.I love you and will miss you!!
Shelly JoPonca CityCityo, OK
We extend our sympathy to the family. So sorry for your loss. May peace and love be with you during this difficult time.
Raymond Speight FamilyPonca City, OK
My Prayers are with you all. I love you.
Tina WarrenPonca City, OK
How she loved you girls and left so many memories. Are love is with you
Suzanne and fred boettcherPonca city, OK
My thoughts and prayers are with the Wininger/Epperson family in their time of sorrow and lose. May the memories of you loved one forever fill your heart.
Calvia Henderson AlbeeNewkirk, OK
Love, hugs, and prayers to all of the family. Linda so rubbed off onto you with her looks and loving character.
Rick VanGilderPensacola, FL
So sorry for your loss! Enjoyed being her neighbor on Crown for several years! Always a smile and please come in!
My prayers and love, Linda
Linda CrossAurora, CO,
Ms. Epperson raised a fine daughter, who became my dear friend in college. Janna, I am so sorry for your loss, and will keep your family in my prayers. May God bless you & your family with many sweet memories.
Sara (Porterfield) HickmanWilson, OK
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayer are with the family. We went to school together. She was always a sweet and thoughtful lady.
Glenda GarrisonPonca City, OK
So very very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Prayers for the family during this very difficult time.May God wrap his loving arms around your family and provide you with the strength and comfort to endure the grief in this time of great sorrow.
Terry KimbrelPonca City, OK
Heartfelt Sympathy. She was a sweet person and a lovely Aunt. John 5:28,29.
Deena AgeeGuston, KY
Linda was such a beautiful lady. She helped so many people over the years and I will miss her very much. Praying for God to comfort her family.
Misty BrownfieldPonca City, OK
Jana,Jill & family..My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God hold you close and comfort you.
Kathy RacetteCunningham, KS