Published On: Sat, Jan 19th, 2019

Linda Sue Chiltoskie “Sooge” – obituary


Linda Sue Chiltoskie “Sooge”, a life-long native of the Wolftown community, passed away on Thursday Jan. 17, 2019 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital after fighting an extended illness.

Linda was a Doulas/Pregnancy Support Specialist, a cosmetologist, and she also had many other talents. She was alumni of Bacone Indian College in Muskogee, Okla. nursing, as well as alumni of Southwestern Community College where she studied cosmetology, phlebotomy, and received her Doula certification.

She loved all of her babies and was a friend and mother to everybody. She greeted everyone with a smile and she had the courage and the strength of the bravest warrior. Linda was a life-long public servant.  She was a Godly mother and wife, and she was a member at Yellowhill Baptist Church.

Linda is survived by her husband, Kim A. Chiltoskie; her daughters, Nakoa Chiltoskie Warrington and husband (Dana Warrington), Rebecca Chiltoskie, Kaniawa Chiltoskie; her grandchildren, Kimmemelah Perkins (Grant Shuler), Tego Warrington, Alitama Perkins, Dacia Warrington, Kyleah Warrington, Kamryn Saunooke; special brothers, Robert Raines of Tahlequah, Okla., Eddie Welch and wife (Susie Welch); special sisters, Fran Walkingstick and husband (Sammy Walkingstick), Wandie Taylor; and special father, Ruben Taylor.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, Moody Ernest Reid; her mother, Amy Emma Welch Reid; her sister, Sarah Lynn Reid Boudreaux; and her brothers, Louis Raines, Jim Welch, and John Welch.

A service will be open to the public on Sunday, Jan. 20 at Yellowhill Baptist Church from 5 p.m. until Midnight. Bro. Forman Bradley and Pastor Ben Reed will officiate.

Pall bearers will be Tim Chiltoskie, Wyatt Chiltoskie, Dana Warrington, Tego Warrington, James Walkingstick and Grant Shuler.

Long House Funeral Home assisted the family with the final arrangements.