Dateline: July 19, 2001


Funeral services for Linda Sue Welch, age 50, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, 2001, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, Pastor, officiating. Burial was held in Citizensí Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Miss Welch died Friday, July 6, 2001, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She was born October 27, 1950, in Memphis, Texas, and was raised in Clarendon. She was a resident of Stamford for three years before moving to Wichita Falls seven years ago. She was employed by Lone Star Gas Company for 24 years and had been employed by Wichita Falls ISD for the past several years. She was a Past President of the Clarendon Lions Club and Past President of the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene Welch in 1993, Lee Welch in 1996; two brothers, Lester Welch in 1963, Gerald Welch in 1989; and a brother-in-law, Art Sommerfield in 1991.

Survivors include four sisters, Jeannie Formway of Clarendon, Shirley Ann Burton of Spearman, Rosie Sommerfield of Canyon, and Tonie Welch of San Angelo; seven nieces, and one nephew; two great nieces; and one great nephew.

The family requests that memorials be to the Clarendon Lions Club, PO Box 1081, Clarendon, Texas 79226.

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