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Linda Shipman

July 30, 1948 — November 30, 2023

Hamilton

Linda Shipman

Linda Nell Shipman, age 75 of Hamilton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 30, 2023 in Hamilton. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Flat with Pastor Ron Lowe officiating.  Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Gentry's Mill Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville on Wednesday, December 6th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Linda was born on July 30, 1948, to the late Alvin and Mary Selman in Baytown, Texas.  She grew up in the Baytown and Highlands area, graduating from Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown. On August 23, 1991, Linda married Bill Shipman and they moved to Hamilton in 1993. Linda worked as a paraprofessional at Ann Whitney Elementary School in Hamilton ISD and retired from Lee Healthcare in Hamilton. Linda was a member of First Baptist Church of Flat.

Linda enjoyed gardening and cooking but most of all enjoyed time with her family. Linda will be remembered for her kindness and her care for others. She was loved by all.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Lonnie Selman and Ricky Selman; sister, Peggy Whalen; and brother-in-law, Richard Young.

Linda is survived by her husband, Bill Shipman; sons, Jessie Damron, and Daniel Damron; daughters, Lois DeLeon, Mandy Cates, Katie Walton, Misty Jenkins, and Heather Squires; sister, Joy Young; fifteen grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Donations in Linda’s memory may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047. https://www.lbda.org/donate/

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Flat

9775 TX-36, Gatesville, TX 76528

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Interment

Thursday, December 7, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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