Linda Jones (nee Barkley)

August 23, 1953 – July 03,2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Linda Jean Jones announces her passing on July 3, 2020, at the age of 66 years.

Linda, a native of Stratford, Ontario, moved to Alberta after marriage, and spent many years in administration at Cochrane High School, where she made countless valuable friendships which continue to this day.

Linda will be forever remembered by her children, David (Kristian) and Michael (Tara), her sisters, Sharon and Wendy, her grandchildren, Atticus, Sawyer, Isaac and Adelaide,  and her many nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. Linda was predeceased by her parents, Roy and Elma, and by her brothers, Doug and David.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochrane Country Funeral Home, Florence (Flo) Simpson, Funeral Director. Ph: 403-932-1039.

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  1. On July 11, 2020 at 6:54 am Julie and Brian Miller Said:

    Our memories of you and the rest of the Barkley family at Lake Boshkung and Algonquin park as well as many others will never be forgotten. Love, cousin Julie and Brian

  2. On July 11, 2020 at 11:31 am Allison Barkley Said:

    Linda, you will be missed. Wishing your family much love. I wish we could have known each other more as adults. My deepest condolences.

  3. On July 11, 2020 at 1:45 pm Dixie Kossowan Said:

    David, Mike and families. I’m so sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. I have so many memories of Linda over the years working at Cochrane High together. She was a proud Mom and Grandma who loved to share stories of her family. She was your biggest fan – especially on the baseball diamond. You will miss her so much. My deepest condolences at this sad time.

  4. On July 11, 2020 at 3:50 pm Katherine Barkley Said:

    Thinking of you David, Michael (and families) as well as my Aunts Sharon and Wendy and sending much love at this sad time. I’ll hold on to the happy memories I have of my Aunt Linda. Love, Katherine

  5. On July 11, 2020 at 8:50 pm willem Groeneveld Said:

    Probably never got the accolades you deserved for all of the fine work you did both at CHS and in Morley. l could have never done all of the work we did at Morley Community School if you had not been there to organize us-something you did exceptionally well. A life well lived and work well done.

  6. On July 16, 2020 at 5:09 pm Nicole Said:

    Hi David and family, I went to school with you, and live a few doors down from your mom now. I’m so sorry for your loss, may she Rest In Peace. ❤️

  7. On July 19, 2020 at 9:07 am Shannon Want Said:

    I was so very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She loved you and your families and especially loved spending time with you. My years at CHS with Linda will always be remembered. Thinking of you and your families at this difficult time.

  8. On July 19, 2020 at 12:38 pm Peter George Said:

    David, Michael and families I am sorry for the loss of your mom/grandmother. I did not know your mother but her obituary caught my eye as I am from Stratford and now live in Cochrane. I went to Stratford Collegiate in the 1950’s and on of my teachers was Mr. Barclay. Just wondered if he was your mothers dad.

  9. On July 21, 2020 at 8:19 am Sandra Luna Said:

    David and Michael, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. She loved to talk about you boys and it goes without saying how much she loved you. I worked closely with Linda and appreciated all she did for me on a daily basis, she was such a team player. I certainly have thought of her often since leaving the High School. She will be missed, she made the world a better place.

  10. On July 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm Gale Cote Said:

    I was so sorry to hear that Linda had passed away. I knew Linda briefly at CHS and she made a lasting impact. I respected her work ethic and integrity. I know she will be missed. I love the photo you attached – she looks perfect!

  11. On July 23, 2020 at 1:55 pm Wally Dick Said:

    David and Michael and families. Our deepest condolences to you all. I am so sorry I could not attend her service but know that she would have been remembered as a wonderful person with a great sense of humour and a great work ethic. I know we always had a good laugh together whenever we had a get together at CHS. She will certainly be missed and know she was proud of her boys and extended families. Thinking of you and your families on this day!!