December 11, 1946 ~ March 25, 2020

Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana
Resided in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Linda Kay Clayborn, 73, of Indianapolis died at 3:30 pm, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at her daughters home from complications with her illness.

Linda or Nana to most, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and was a lifelong area resident. She worked as a CNA, a butcher at Cub Foods, and found her career at Wonder Bread/ Hostess retail shop manager.

She is survived by her husband, Edwin Clayborn; children, Darrell Oldham, Tonja & Loran Freeman, Jeanette McIntyre, and Melanie & Zach Brizendine; grandchildren, Michael, Amanda, Nichole, Tavis, Braden, Amy, Brandon, Matthew, Destiny; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Jaylin, Mason, Rayna, Corey, Benjamin, Jaxon, Serinity, Amara, & Aaliyah; sisters Mary Snider, Alice Cossell, & Lucy Jenkins; numerous nieces and nephews; lifelong friends Patricia Kazort & Roberta Lynn.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, Kenneth & Orlene Evans; siblings, Shellene Evans, Frank Evans, Debbie Brown, Tina Duncan, & Donald Evans.

Linda loved nature, travel, watching her favorite television shows, and listening to Elvis. Her favorite hobbies were doing her word searches, baking cookies, and spending time with her loved ones and friends. She was a beautiful loving and caring wife, mother, and Nana. She will be forever loved and missed.

All services were Private

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  1. I fell in love with the most beautiful woman in the world I’ve always cherished her and left her and I will always miss her I miss her so much she was a very spatial in kind lady and I love her with all my heart I will forever love her she was my queen God bless her soul I love you baby always will forever and always

  2. Our heart goes out to the family . May the love you all share as a family bring some comfort in the time ahead. Rest in Eternal peace Linda you will be forever missed.

  3. You will always be in my heart.
    My heart is with the entire family as we face the future without her.
    God bless Ed, Darrell, Tonya, Janette and Melonie during this difficult time.
    Love you all.

  4. I had the honor to have spent over six wonderful years together as husband and wife. She gave me a beautiful daughter and the privilege of adopting her three other children. She was a very loving wife and mother. Family was her first and only priority. May you rest in eternal peace.

  5. I knew Linda from our Neighborhood Hoyt and Lexington.
    We went to movies, played games in the alley, and walked to school together.
    She was a fun, sweet girl and a beautiful sweet woman.
    My heart hurts for her family. But she is free and healthy now.
    R.I.P. OLD FRIEND ❤️

  6. You raised your children to be compassionate to others ,and passed on how to be a strong ,hard worker .Linda will Always be here ,because there is a part of her in all her children and their children . You will be loved always and missed, until we meet again .My heartfelt condolences to all the family and her friends .Love to you all

  7. My heart aches for all of you. Such a beautiful, special lady! From the first day I met her she took me right in. It’s been quite a few years since I’ve seen her, or any of you, but I’m so thankful for Facebook so that I could somewhat connect again. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

  8. We are all heart broken, but we will always have our memories. I treasure all those summers and spring breaks that I spent with you as a child. Fly high sweetie you are now pain free. Give Grandma, Grandpa and everyone a big hug from all of us. You will all be with us in our memories. <3

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