Linda Dodd Farris 69

  Linda Dodd Farris, age 69 of Bogata died at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.  Memorial Services will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11:00am in the Johntown Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Robert Dillon, Nelda Belzung, and James A. Watts speaking.

Linda was born October 20, 1944 in Johntown, Texas the daughter of Jerry Dodd, Sr. and Loretta Faye Cooper Dodd.

She is survived by two children, Carmen  Danette  Farris of  Cedar Edge, Colorado and Joseph Preston Farris of Dallas; a sister, Nelda Belzung and husband Bob  and a brother, Jerry Dodd Jr. and wife Susan all of Bogata; an Aunt and Uncle, Robbie & BJ McLaughlin of Johntown; and a number of nieces, nephews, great and great- great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Sterling Farris on April 8, 1967 and a sister, Frances Hendricks on March 12, 1994, her father on July 21, 1999 and her mother on March 11, 2003, a niece, Stacey Hendricks and the father of her children, Thomas Farris along with her grandparents and a number of aunts and uncles.



  1. Doris E. Watson says:

    Nelda and Jerry……So very sorry for the loss of your sister Linda. Your family was always so thoughtful and kind when our family lost loved ones and that will always be remembered. May God shelter you and yours under His wings at this time of sorrow in your lives. Sincere prayers to you all. Watson family

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