Linda Lee Webb Sanders
Aug. 17, 1941-
July 27, 2015
Linda Lee Webb Sanders, of Midlothian, passed away peacefully at her home on July 27, 2015 after a lengthy illness.† She was born on Aug. 17, 1941 to Erdie Lee Webb and Margie Jane Clark Webb.† Linda graduated from Midlothian High School in 1959 and attended North Texas State in Denton where she met Tony Sanders at the Howdy Dance.† They were married on Sept. 11, 1960 at the Webb home in Midlothian.† Following several career moves including Oak Cliff, Dallas, Abilene; and Stevens Point, Wisc., they settled in Midlothian where she was a long-time partner/owner in Webb True Value/Western Auto Hardware Store. After being in business 52 years, the store closed and she ended her professional career in the Customer Relations Department for Southwest Airlines headquarters at Love Field.
Linda was always active in her community where she served as a founding member of several organizations including the Midlothian Womenís Club, Midlothian Business & Professional Women and American Business Women.† She also served on the Midlothian Civic Center Board and the Administrative Board of the First United Methodist Church where she was instrumental in the Lords Acre Sale for many years.† Always active in anything her girls and grandchildren were doing, she served as the chaperone and chauffeur for many Midlothian youth.† She spent years donating time to the Panther Booster Club, Band Boosters and Community Education Board. †
She was preceded in death by her father Erdie Lee Webb and her dog Honey Boy Bingo.† She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Tony; her mother Margie Webb; her three daughters Julie Cooley, Jamie Wickliffe and her husband Gerald, and Jenny Sanders, all of Midlothian.† Her grandchildren, Lori and Tony Cooley, and Keri, Eric, Kati and Clark Wickliffe, who adored their Bobo; followed by six great-grandchildren Dakota, Hailee, Emily, Destiny, Alexis and Ethan.† In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hugh Huberís Kingdom Authority Ministries, P.O. Box 215, Maypearl, Texas 76064 Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8† p.m. Thursday at Midlothian Funeral Home with services at 11 a.m on Friday at First United Methodist Church of Midlothian with internment at Midlothian Cemetery. Arrangements are by Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Ave. E, Midlothian, Texas 76065, 972-723-9884. †