In Memory of






Obituary for Linda Mary Eruda Horn (Shaver)

Linda M. Horn passed away at home on June 4, 2022, surrounded by loving family. She was born in Hayti , Missouri on December 16, 1943 to Clint Shaver and Mary Cooley. Linda was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jess, and her brother, Thomas Dean (Chubby) Shaver.

She is survived by her sons, Conway (Jim) Lewis Horn and Christopher Horn. She is also survived by her sister, Carol Cates, brothers Charles Marshall "Sonny" (Janie) Shaver, Larry Clint (Judy) Shaver, and Lawrence David (Buddy) (Paula) Shaver. She is also survived by her grandchildren, special nephews, Terry and Jerry Horn, special niece, Barbara Horn, cousin, Deborah Rankin, and many dear nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends too numerous to name.

Linda lost her beloved father when she was 15. The family struggled to make ends meet. Linda never forgot the lessons she learned while growing up and always applied those lessons to her life.

Linda worked as a paralegal and office manager for 50 years, imparting her particular kind of down-to-earth knowledge and common sense. She and Jess made a very successful legal team and could tell wonderful law office stories.

She loved to travel and saw much of the world. She loved history. She had a knack for design and decorating and loved books, jewelry, and objet d’art.

She loved family history as well and was the keeper of family pictures and records particularly for the extended Horn Family.

Her mother ran an auction house when she was young and Linda learned to find treasures. Later in life she became a great collector and exhibited and sold her treasures at French Market Antiques in Oklahoma City.

Linda cared very deeply for the people in her life, going so far as to take on the care of several elderly friends. She was a member of Fidelis Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and she took seriously her oath to other members.

She had an unquenchable spirit whether she was making strawberry freezer jam or driving a moped in a mink coat down May Avenue.

Linda was one of a kind. She was a force of nature. She never met a stranger and she never failed to speak her mind. She was incredibly generous, including with her time and knowledge. She was taken much too soon from those who love her but she and Jess have many more adventures to undertake now.

Graveside services will be on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 11:00 o’clock a.m. at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oklahoma Historical Society, Cherokee Nation, or Oklahoma Democratic Party