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Linda Lou Scott Coursey

Born: 11/25/1944

Died: 11/9/2007

Maiden Name: Scott

Honorific: n/a

Linda Lou Scott Coursey, 62, of Detroit, Texas, passed away November 9, 2007, at her residence. She was born on November 25, 1944, in Loma Linda, California, a daughter of Neil Carter and Ida Lee Self Scott.

She married John D. Coursey on March 27, 1964, in Mesquite. She was Paris Rodeo and Horse Club Queen in 1963 and was Cowboy Sweetheart Representative at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. She was retired from Campbell Soup Company where she was a Campbell Soup Quality Circle Member, on the Safety Committee and received the Circle of the Month achievement award. She contributed to the Campbell Soup Newsletter.

She was a winner of the Choctaw Labor Day Festival Art Show and was the Heritage Award Recipient. She was a member of Chisum Trails Cowboy Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Russell Scott.

Survivors include her husband, John D. Coursey; daughter, Vickie Lee Chapman and husband, Jeff, of Faught; grandchildren, Jessica Lee Chapman and Jordan Dale Chapman of Faught; sisters, Onlee Mower of Oregon and Edie Belew of California; nieces and nephews, Wendy Moore and Jennifer Roshala, both of California, Richard Mower of Oregon, James Scott of California, Gena Iglehart, Christy Miller, Greg Coursey and Chad Coursey, all of Paris, Jeremiah Coursey of Tyler; Aunti Henryetta Arriola of California; her very, very special cousins, Ginger Rodrigues, Candace Saporito and Stevie Arriola, all of California; and brother-in-law, Gene Coursey.