Cover photo for Linda Jo Hale's Obituary
Linda Jo Hale Profile Photo
1956 Linda 2021

Linda Jo Hale

November 20, 1956 — April 29, 2021

Live streaming services on YouTube Live

Linda Jo Hale passed from this life on April 29, 2021, at the age of 64, at her home surrounded by her family.

Linda was born on November 20, 1956, in Hominy, the daughter of J.D. and Jody (Alexander) Savage. Linda attended school in Hominy, graduating with the Class of 1975. Following high school, Linda attended college at Oklahoma State University. Then on April 16, 1977, she was united in marriage to James “Jim” Hale in Hominy. They established their home in Hominy where they raised their two daughters Leah and Kari. Linda returned to college in 1987 and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1990; it was then that her love for OSU was born. After graduation, Linda began teaching at Hominy Elementary. A lifelong learner, Linda earned her Master’s degree in Education / English as a Second Language from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2005. Linda continued teaching until she retired in 2014. Linda’s true passion and gift was educating children; she took pride in her profession and each child that she taught, she considered her own.

After retiring, Linda continued to find her way back into education through volunteering, substitute teaching or other ways of supporting the school and teachers. Linda also helped at the Osage County Interlocal Cooperative, providing grant services to elementary schools in the area. Linda was also active in the community, serving on several boards, including the Hominy Clinic and Library.

Linda’s pride and joy were her grandchildren; she always looked forward to family events and times that she was able to spend with her grandkids. Linda and Jim were avid sports fans and longtime football season ticket holders to and supporters of OSU. Linda and Jim had begun to travel and enjoy their retirement together, with trips to Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rushmore, and a cruise and land excursion in Alaska.

Linda’s thoughtful nature, intelligent quick wit, and clever humor will be terribly missed.
Survivors include her husband Jim of the home; two children Leah Mansfield and her husband Britt of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; Kari Barr and her husband Nick of Raleigh, North Carolina; three siblings Susan Hall of Pershing, Oklahoma; Kathy Buxton of Hominy, Oklahoma; Dr. James “Jim” Savage of Medford, Oregon; three grandchildren Claire Barr, Kade Mansfield and Brooke Barr, and numerous other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her sister Sheryl Savage.

Memorial services will be held on May 15, 2021 at 10:30am at the Hominy High School Gymnasium with Owasso Trinity Presbyterian Church Lead Pastor Blake Altman officiating services. Chapman-Black Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

The family has established the Linda Hale Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will be awarded annually to a graduate of Hominy High School. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a contribution to the Fund be considered. Tax deductible contributions can be mailed to the First National Bank of Hominy: 117 N. Price Hominy, OK 74035 or via Venmo: @Linda-Hale-Scholarship (6536 verification). Friends and family may visit an online guest book and memorial page for Linda at

Copyright Notice

© 2021 (Chapman-Black Funeral Home)

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This obituary is a work protected under international and federal Copyright Laws and Treaties. Any unauthorized reproduction, distribution or use of this material is prohibited. No part of this compiled work may be reproduced, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system without express written permission from the author.

The author hereby grants the newspaper the right to publish the compiled work on the dates and location provided in the submission details and further grants to the newspaper the right to reproduce the work electronically in any website or digital medium owned or controlled by the newspaper provided the copy is not altered or modified in any way. The funeral home's website domain must accompany any reproduction of the work. The work must not be used for or by any person for direct commercialized gain in competition with the author, the funeral home, or their respective businesses.

Privacy Disclaimer

The information contained in this Tribute Wall is intended solely for the private use of the families and friends of the deceased to support each other and honour, respect and pay tribute to the memory of the deceased.

Any and all other use is strictly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, any reproduction, distribution of the information contained herein, nor any contact or solicitation of any person identified in this work, nor any attempt to use the information in the work is prohibited.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Linda Jo Hale, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, May 15, 2021

10:30 - 11:30am (Central time)

Russell Hull Memorial Gymnasium

611 North Eastern Avenue, Hominy, OK 74035

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree