The Duncan Banner


August 31, 2013

Alvis Linker Jr.

Feb. 28, 1983 — Aug. 26, 2013

DUNCAN — Alvis Linker Jr., 30, of Duncan passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in Garden City, Texas.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Interment will be at the Hope Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.

There will be a family visitation from 2-4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Alvis was born Feb. 28, 1983, in San Antonio, Texas to Carl and Debra (Harnett) Fleetwood. He worked as field supervisor for the Archer Company in Houston, Texas. He married Jennifer Griffin March 2, 2002, in Bryan, Texas.

Alvis is survived by his wife Jennifer of the home; a son Joshua Neil Linker of the home; a daughter Emelia Shyann Linker of the home; his parents Carl and Debra Fleetwood of Duncan; grandparents Floyd and Idella Fleetwood of Duncan; brothers Amos Fleetwood of Lawton and Seth Fleetwood of New Mexico; sisters Tammy Fields and husband Vernon of Noel, Mo. and Deanna Sherman and husband Rusty of Duncan; niece Sydnee Sherman and nephews Daniel Sherman and Justin Griffin and many other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by step-brother John Fleetwood.

Pallbearers will be Mark Stringfellow, Bryan Harris, Mike Dodson, Nathan Murrill, Clint Williams and C.J. Orman.

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