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Whitesboro – Funeral Services for Linda Ruth Clark, 78, of Whitesboro will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Legacy Pointe Central Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Patterson and Rev. Rick Carney officiating. Interment will follow on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Gaines County Cemetery in Seminole, Texas. A visitation will be held at Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:00 until 7:00 PM. Linda passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at her home in Whitesboro.

She was born on July 23, 1939 in Whitesboro, Texas to Ruth and Roy Melton. She was delivered at home by Dr. Greer as there was no hospital in town. She married James Clark on July 27, 1956 and together raised three children, Randy, Vicki and Carla. Linda worked as a telephone operator from 1965 to 1968 in Andrews, Texas. They moved to Seminole, Texas in 1968 where she went to work as a bookkeeper for the newspaper until 1985. She ran for Gaines County Treasurer and won out over seven other opponents, she went on to serve the county for five terms over 20 years and never had anyone run against her. After retiring in 2003 they moved back to Whitesboro to be near family. She was a member of the Legacy Pointe Central Baptist Church.

Linda is survived by her daughter, Vicki Bizzell and husband, Stephen of Midland, daughter, Carla Hicks of Amarillo, seven grandchildren, Brandon Hicks, Cody Moose, Bailee Sellers and husband, Brandon, Cory Moose and wife, Courtney, Jonathan Clark, Jeremy Clark, and Justin Clark, five great-grandchildren, Nico, Sophia, Bryley, KayDan and Taylor, sisters, Dorothy Slaten, Ann Allred, Jenny Culpepper, brothers, Bill Melton and Wayne Melton, daughter-in-law, Phyllis Clark as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers for Whitesboro will be Mike Allred, Jimmy Don Neely, Rick Melton, Larry Hinton, Royce Melton and Ben Crosby.

Pallbearers for Seminole will be Tony Fitzgerald, Curtis Brown, Ryan Concelliti and Kim Hughes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Ruth Melton, husband, James Clark, son, Randy Clark, brothers, Joe Melton, Jim Melton, Mack Melton, Royce Melton, sister Peggy Melton and great-granddaughter Shae Moose.