Elsie Maxcine (Bussey) Skrdla of Medford/Ponca City, OK
Died April 23, 2019 at the age of 80 in the Stillwater Medical Center, Stillwater, OK. Services will be at Northeast Baptist Church, Ponca City, OK on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2 PM.
Maxcine was born January 15, 1939 in Chase, KS to Charlie Akers & Leta (Wagner) Akers. She grew up in Ponca City, OK, where she attended high school and married Lewis Linton, producing two sons, Russell Linton and David Linton. She later married Carol Bill Bussey raising their combined six children.
She married her soul mate, Louis Skrdla on June 6, 2015. They shared a love for Jesus, dancing, RV Camping, shopping and the company of friends & relatives. She also spent many hours with Louis riding along in the combine while he was farming. She never slowed down.
Over the years, she worked numerous jobs including Clerical work at NOC & Bowker Ford, Aerobics Instructor, and janitor at Northeast Baptist Church, where she was a member.
Maxcine was a sharp dresser and well known for her “outfits”, especially leopard print and sparkly boots. She loved dogs and bred numerous breeds over the years. She was an avid lifetime exercise enthusiast, teaching aerobics in the 80’s and bicycling long distances in her later years.
Survived by her loving husband, Louis Skrdla of Medford, OK, Sons Rusty Linton of Austin, TX, David & Beth Linton, Billy & Kathi Bussey, Fred Skrdla of Ponca City. David Earl & Julie Bussey, George & Denise Bussey in the St. Louis, MO area and Karol & John Woods of Las Vegas, NV. Barbara (Skrdla) & Chad Owens and Mary Skrdla of Enid, OK.
Grandchildren are Jace Bussey, Traci Bussey, Toni Cloud, George Bussey, Jimmy Bussey, Angela Bussey, Matt Bussey, Katie Bussey, James Palen, Madison Palen, Austin Linton, Casey Linton, Garrett Enderud, Brad Skrdla, Brandi Skrdla, Justin Skrdla, Laura Skrdla, Gage Skrdla, Seth Skrdla, Greer Skrdla, Dalton Skrdla, Treyton Owens, Brant Owens & Jaid Owens. Thirty-seven Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews.
Preceded in death by her Parents, Charlie & Leta Akers, Husband - Carol Bill Bussey, Sister - Charlene Lynch, Brother- Gary Akers and Stepson, Greg Skrdla.
Maxcine has donated her body to Genesis Legacy Foundation - enabling the critical work of the Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI).
In lieu of flowers, donations in Maxcine’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Fund. http://giftfunds.stjude.org/MaxcineSkrdla
1-800-805-5856, Mail to: ATTN: St. Jude Gift Funds PO Box 1000, Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142 ID NO. (5783859) on check: Maxcine Skrdla.
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