Lin Stark Barras, 73, lifelong resident of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 16, 2022, at her home in Orange.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 26, 2022, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 p.m., at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Texas, on February 18, 1949, she was the only daughter of Bill Stark and Ida Marie (Dickens) Stark. She was a graduate of Stark High School, where she met the love of her life, Joseph Barras. Lin and Joseph were married for 55 years. She was a doting mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to family, and loved spending time with them. Lin found great joy in decorating and spending time outdoors. She also enjoyed her time volunteering at the hospital and as a member of the Service League of Orange. Lin was a very giving woman and would do anything for anybody. She will be remembered by her loved ones for her kind heart and great sense of humor. Lin will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband.
She is survived by her daughter, Kim Rutledge and husband Oliver; her son, Jason Barras; her three grandsons, Josh Whipkey, Austin Rutledge, and Chase Rutledge; her four great-grandchildren; as well as her brothers, Bill Stark and Randy Stark; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons.