Linda Lee Clark March 9, 1949 – September 13, 2012 Linda Lee Clark was born on March 9, 1949, and went home to be with her Lord on September 13, 2012. She was 63 years old. Linda was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to Albert and Violet Crabtree spending most of her childhood there and attending Jeffersonville High. Linda was working at the census bureau when she was introduced with the idea of writing to a friend's friend who was serving in Vietnam; Specialist 4th Class 101st Airborne Division Northern I Corp, Bill Clark was the soldier's name. After a year of writing Linda had fallen in love with Specialist Clark and about a year later he went out to Indiana with intentions of marrying Linda. On December 31, 1971, they began their new lives. Linda went from city slicking to cowboy living and within two years they were expecting their first born. She pursued being a rancher's wife, perfecting being a loyal wife and mother to their children and Bill's children from a previous marriage. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning, processing meats, and she would wind down with a favorite novel. Linda was diagnosed Multiple Sclerosis at age 30, admirably battling for over 33 years with great depths of courage. Although struggling with the disease and becoming very frustrated with her body she ultimately kept strong faith in the Lord and never blamed Him. She is survived by her husband, Bill Clark; son, Justin Clark of Molina, CO; daughters, Radawna Clark, Shelly Baier, and Shawna Carnahan all of Grand Junction; brother, David McIntryre, and sister, Adrienne Holmes, both of Indiana. Linda is survived by numerous grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her son, Travis; her parents, Albert and Violet Crabtree; in-laws, Ethel and Gene Click; son-in-law, Michael Carnahan, and niece, Michelle Carnahan. Memorial services for Linda will be held at the Molina Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Pot luck life celebration to follow the service.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Sept. 18, 2012