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Linda Claffey

September 13, 1964 — November 22, 2023


Linda Claffey

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Linda T. (Juarez) Claffey, 59, formerly of Carlsbad, NM passed away Wednesday 22, 2023, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH. Linda was born on September 13, 1964, in Carlsbad, NM to Benito and Zulema Juarez.

Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 21, 2023 at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Rick McKean officiating.  Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Linda graduated from Carlsbad High school in 1983, and then she moved to Roswell and attended Job Corps. Linda had an adventurous soul and loved to travel and experience new places. This took her all over the United States. She was a hard worker, and she always enjoyed life wherever it took her. She also loved her dog, Pablo. She will be dearly missed

Linda was preceded in death by her father, Benito Juarez; mother, Zulema (Terrazas) Juarez; daughter, Joanvalea Butler; and eight siblings: Cecelia T. Juarez, her twin Brenda J. Hart, Dorothy T. Juarez, Lorraine J. White, Virginia T. Juarez, Jimmie Munoz, Benito M. Juarez, Jr., and Thomas T. Juarez. 

Linda is survived by her companion Rick Wooten of Columbus, OH; daughter, Earnestine Daletta Brooks of Arkansas; two sons: Robert Alexander and Jonvalee Butler; seven siblings: Elizabeth T. Juarez, Mariano T. Juarez (Toni) Francisco T. Juarez, Dibrell T. Juarez (Letty) Olga T. Juarez, Tina Y. Juarez, and Sherry T. Juarez; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

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