Linda Booth, 61, of Midland, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014. She was born Linda Carol Crooks on June 22, 1952 in Barnesville, Ohio, to Herman and Delores (Nicholes) Crooks. She graduated from high school in Beallsville, Ohio and attended some college at Ohio University after that. On November 23, 1973, Linda married the love of her life, Homer Booth, in Columbus, Ohio. Although an artist by trade, she considered motherhood to be both her highest calling and a sacred responsibility. As an artist, Linda expressed her creativity in many ways, as a painter, a potter, a sculptor and a wood carver. She was also an avid gardener, as well as a talented seamstress. Linda was a playful, affectionate, generous and steadfast wife; a loving and caring mother; as well as a devoted friend who was always willing to lend a helpful hand. Linda is survived by her husband of almost 41 years, Homer Booth; her daughter, Gwendolen McGowan; her brothers, Herman, Jr., Roger and David Crooks; her sisters, Phyllis Hagan and Bonnie Orum; and numerous friends and family who all loved and will miss her dearly. Linda was preceded by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman and Delores Crooks. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Nalley, Pickle and Welch Funeral Home and Crematory, with Chaplain Robert Kirk as the celebrant. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made in Linda's name to Hospice of Midland P.O. Box 2621 Midland, TX 79702, or to Lone Star Sanctuary for Animals 4200 N. Fairgrounds Rd. Midland, Texas 79705 or to the
. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Nalley, Pickle and Welch Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from June 17 to June 18, 2014
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