Linda Doyline Graves, age 64 of Dallas, Texas went home to be with the Lord on March 7, 2012.
She went peacefully while residing at Heritage Gardens Nursing Facility in Carrollton, Texas from complications of infection.
Linda was born on May, 26, 1947 in Dallas, Texas to Doyle William Graves and Ola Wanda Herring Graves.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Sean Alipour; her three grand children, Coral (5), Jewel (4), and Ariel (4), and her brother William Graves.
Linda worked for Fidelity investments as a young woman, but chose to become a stay at home mom when Kim was born in 1980. She was a dedicated wife and mother, putting others before her own needs during her life. In 1996 she became a member and employee of Urban Park Baptist Church in Dallas. She had been a member there ever since, and continued her work as Secretary thru 2010 when she had her first stroke in December of that year.
She resided in Dallas and Pleasant Grove area for most of her life, until 2005 when she moved to Carrollton to be closer to her family. She enjoyed working for the Lord in Urban Park Baptist Church, singing in the choir, and helping other people in any way that she could. She spent her free time with her daughter, Kim and her grandchildren, often shopping or enjoying family time with them at their home. Lighthearted and funny, Linda was a pure joy to be around, and will be deeply missed.
Her Home Going Celebration will be held on Saturday March 10th at ten o