Dateline: July 10, 2008

Dorothy Dale Powell Barrow, 90, of Big Spring, died.

Memorial services were held Saturday July 5, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Big Spring. Interment with her late husband Col. Ret. Sam Hardy Barrow will be held at a later date at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.

Dorothy’s parents were the late Currie Coleman and Ivy Lemon Powell of Clarendon, Texas. She attended Clarendon High School, graduated from Clarendon College, and attended West Texas State, Gamma Phi, in 1938. She married Robert Earl Linder II in Clarendon in 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1966. She married Sam Hardy Barrow in 1986, and he preceded her in death in 2007. Dorothy was a devoted mother and a friend to untold numbers. She lived an amazing life and spent nearly all her many years in Texas. She was very close to her family and was proud that all her children finished college. She was active with many worthwhile groups all of her life and cared for all living things.

She is survived by five children, Robert Earl Linder III, Michael Coleman Linder, Mary Kathryn Lara, Val Joe Linder, Kevin Mc Carter Linder, eight grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren.

 

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