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Betty Earle McLin

November 2, 1933 — December 9, 2023

Betty Earle (McDaniel) McLin passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at her daughter-in-law’s home in Graham. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at White’s Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave, Weatherford, Texas 76086. Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Thursday, December 14, 2023 in White’s Chapel of Memories. Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford, Texas 76088. Betty was born November 2, 1933 in Capulin, New Mexico, daughter of Claud and Roxie May (Wilson) McDaniel). She married James Phillips on Christmas Eve of 1950 and graduated from Poolville High School in 1951. They would have four children before they divorced in 1959. Betty completed her degree in education and would receive her teaching degree from Weatherford College in 1961. After completing college, she met the love of her life, Billy Herman McLin, and they would marry and join their families together on June 3, 1961. They would go on to spend 62 happy years together until Billy’s passing in June of this year. Betty had the dream of becoming a nurse, like her mother, and she would return to Weatherford College and graduate as an LVN in 1979. She was a faithful servant of our Lord, who prayed without ceasing. She had praise continually on her lips and in her heart. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy McLin; children, Rune Smak, Elsie Phillips, Mary Jean McLin, and Billy Phillips; and granddaughter, Sally Allport. Survivors include her children, James Edward Phillips, Kenneth Ross McLin (Teresa), Deanie McLin (Sharon Faye), and Wanda Latham (Bruce); daughter-in-law, Lou Anne Phillips (Sam Wilson); grandchildren, Paul Phillips (Ellie), Penny Gunn (Ryan), Jineffer Cross (David), Jinell Smith (Thomas), Lisa Sthur (Travis), Phillip Long, Daniel Long (Kristie), Ellen Bowser, Vickie Burleson (Charles), Latrisha Winder, Joy Dawn Long, Kenneth McLin, Jr. (Dana), Sharon McLin, Misty Thun, Mark Chavez, Martha Holder, Bradley Newland, Tony McLin (April), Jennifer Romines (Tony), Ashley McLin, Colby McLin (Annabelle), Shona Kaye Meeks (Caleb), Brandy Renee Scarlett (Justin), and Brett Lyndall Meeks; 52 great-grandchildren; numerous great great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family members and friends. The family would like to express their gratitude to the Beyond Faith Hospice family, Brandi Leatherwood, Shandra “Little Bit” Weber, Amber New, Chaplains Jerry Blake and Richard Seiger, and Pastor Gary Elrod and her Faith Center Family. She loved you all. Over the years, Betty touched countless lives with her kind spirit and Christian heart. She was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
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Visitation

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Thursday, December 14, 2023

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Thursday, December 14, 2023

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