Although she had many special interests, most of Linda Louise Florence’s free time was spent reading and teaching her son, John David. Florence, 43, was a secretary for the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department. She graduated from Putnam City High School in 1969 and had attended Oklahoma State University in Oklahoma City and Oklahoma City Community College. Florence and her husband, David, had been married for 16 years. With a love of traveling, Florence especially enjoyed going to the lake. She also had an interest in photography.