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A private graveside ceremony will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora.
Linda “Kay” Nolen, age 75, of Flora, Illinois, passed away early Sunday morning, March 29, 2020, at Flora Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
She was born May 23, 1944, in Effingham, Illinois, the daughter of Ray and Violet (Hinkle) Stanford.
Kay enjoyed working outside with her plants and flowers, taking long walks, and driving around town. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by many.
She is survived by a son: Tracy (Barb) Walker of Pryor, Oklahoma; a daughter: Gina Nolen of Flora; a sister: Karen Sanders of Flora; 5 grandchildren: Katelyn, Sara Beth, Matthew, Haley, and Kendra; 4 great-grandchildren: Braylon, Sutton, Kaylynn, and Asher; a nephew: Tony (Jenny) Sanders of Louisville and their children: Ethan, Gracey, and Joseph; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Ray and Violet Stanford and a grandson: Jordan Walker.
A private graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora. Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Memorial donations may be made to a fund to purchase a monument for Kay and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
Thoughts and prayers! Rest In Peace Kay!
While I have known Ms Kay for almost 26 years, I didn't have the pleasure of getting to know her until her time at Heritage Woods. She was such a kind, funny lady. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.
Karen, we didn't know your sister, but we want you to know that you and all of Linda Kay's family are in our prayers. We ask that God will comfort you all during this difficult time.
It was an honor to serve Kay during her time at Heritage Woods. She will be missed.
Gina and Family..our hearts are with you all during this sad time. Your Mom was a blessing to Mom helping her and visiting until she couldn't anymore. I will miss her big heart and laughter..she has earned her wings in this lifetime and will be watching over you. May your sadness be replaced in time with all the wonderful memories you shared. We loved her dearly..may she rest in peace and fly high.
Tracy and Barb...prayers of comfort as the Good Lord takes your mother home...
So sorry for your time of loss !!!!
Sorry for your loss. Kay was a sweet person. We went all through high school together, class of "62. Saw Kay at Charlie Brown Park at 4th of July 4 years ago and got to vidit with her. Prayers of comfort for all the family.
Our deepest sympathy
I will miss Kay's beautiful smile!
Tracy, So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. Love Julie
Karen, So sorry for the loss of your sister. I have a lot of good memories we all three had in her Red 1964 Chevrolet convertable. She was a great friend of mine and will dearly be missed. Hugs and prayers for your fsmily. Rest In Peace Kay. .🙏💓Love 💓 Mona
Tracy, Barb and children, I’m sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.