Linda Clinton Ewing

09/01/1948 –


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  • Visitation
Date: 05/26/2020
Time: 6:00 pm
 – 8:00 pm
  • Funeral Service
Date: 05/27/2020
Time: 2:00 pm
 – 3:00 pm


Linda Joyce Clinton Ewing passed from this life to her eternal home May 23, 2020.  We will celebrate her life of 71 years at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. In support of the health of our community, seating is limited due to the social distancing requirement set by Governor Abbott during the services.  A live stream of the service is available and available for thirty days at Please sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy by selecting the icon. Interment will immediately follow at City of Lubbock Cemetery.

She was born to John and Esther Clinton on the family farm near Posey, Texas on September 1, 1948. She worked for the Texas Tech library for years prior to working as a records supervisor for the Lubbock Police Department. She became the second female police officer for LPD in 1970. Linda was assigned to many different divisions during her 29-year career in law enforcement and was especially proud to be the first female officer promoted to Sergeant for the Lubbock Police Department. She enjoyed traveling, cruises and her dear ladies’ luncheon and coffee groups. She was honored to serve on several committees including City of Lubbock Retirees and City of Lubbock Ordinance Committees.

She is survived by her husband, George Ewing; son, Doyce Ewing (Lori) of Lubbock and daughter, Kathy Tyler of San Angelo; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; She is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, John, Jim, and Charles Clinton all of Lubbock; and sister, Marcell Clinton Wynn of Lubbock.


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association or Salvation Army in her memory.

Celebration of Life


24 thoughts on “Linda Clinton Ewing”

  1. George – God Bless and watch over you and y’all’s family. Linda was such a great person and Police Officer/Sergeant. Dad and I admired her and have a lot of respect for her. She was in my academy class and was always encouraging me through out my career. She always had a smile for me when I would see. She is a person who I would never forget. I was honored to know her and you. I pray for y’all everyday.

  2. Royce and Clara (Shorty) Glenn

    George , know we are thinking and praying for you . As you know I always called her pretty lady and she gave the biggest and longest hugs ! If you need or want ANYTHING please just ask . We love you ❤️
    Royce and Clara (Shorty) Glenn

  3. Judy beevers good

    Linda and I went thru high school together, we weren’t close friends but she was always very friendly and nice to me. I had touched base with her on Fb and we had shared about our lives, I hadn’t heard any more from her and was wondering about her. I know she will really be missed, she was a net gal to know. My deepest, heartfelt sympathies go out to the family in this time of loss, may the great memories of good times with her help you thru the grief process..

    sincerely, Judy Beevers Good

  4. Marsh Blackmore

    Sir, My condolences for the loss of a wonderful life partner , May God bless and watch over you
    during this trying time in your life .

  5. George
    My condolences to you and your family on the loss of a loved one. I pray that the Lord will give you comfort during this time. I remember working with Linda, from the time she was a Corporal through her retirement. She was a definite benefit to the department and to the city. God bless you and yours through this time.

  6. Me and my partners used to call in our reports on the phone and Linda would print them out while she worked in the office area. Her grammar sure made us look smart. I really appreciated her and then she became a very sharp and dedicated police officer as well. My wife Andrea and I always looked up to her. George, we wish you and your family our sincere condolences.

  7. I am so sadden by the loss of Linda!! Linda changed every life she touched and I was always so grateful for her guidance and leadership for women into law enforcement!! She was such a class act and always professional and caring!! The world lost a great woman!! My condolences to her family and many friends!!

  8. James "Ozzie" Oswalt Jr.

    George and family
    I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Linda. She was such a wonderful young lady. Every time I saw y’all, y’all always brightened my day. I always enjoyed when she read my reports…I knew if she approved my report, I had written a good report.

    Please know you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. To George and Family… I was sad to hear of Linda passing. She was a good person and I really appreciated her as a Supervisor at LPD. I will always have fond memories of her. May God bless you all.

  10. Christine Montgomery

    George, I am so sorry for your loss.

    Linda was an absolutely great person to work with. God broke the mold when He made her. She was always very nice to us dispatchers, and it was much appreciated. She brought a smile everywhere she went. She had a lot of compassion for people. She will be dearly missed.

    Prayers for you and your family, George. God bless you all. May you feel His love in the love of family and friends.

  11. George, I am so sad that Linda is gone. I will miss our lunches together and seeing her at all of the police reunions. It’s so hard to say goodbye to good friends. May God help you get through this difficult time. Prayers for you and for the family.

  12. Karen Southerland

    George and Family, I was so saddened to hear that Linda is no longer with us. She was an amazing woman, tough as she needed to be but also caring and a genuine friend. She will be missed by so many. I pray that the peace and comfort of Christ is with you all during the difficult days ahead.

  13. Lora and Derue Southerland

    George Ewing Family ,.
    May you feel God’s loving arms around you . Linda was a special Lady . She had a beautiful smile and a kind heart .
    I pray your memories and her love for her family will give you comfort in the days ahead.
    Prayers are lifted up .

  14. George, I pray the Lord will give you and the family the comfort you need. I still reflect on the Alaska tour we went on together.

  15. Rosanna Langston

    George and Family, I was shocked to hear that Linda was sick and of her passing. I never had Linda as a Sgt., but I felt like she was always looking out for me. George may God be with you during this time of sorry.

  16. George and family

    My condolences to you and your family on the loss of a wife, mother, sister and friend. Linda was always nice to me. I’ll be praying for ya’ll, God Bless.

  17. I always enjoyed working with Linda through my entire career with the LPD. I looked forward to seeing her and George every April and October at the City retirement meetings at the Garden and Arts. My deepest sympathy to George and the family.

  18. I did not know Linda personally, but being affiliated with many police officers and dispatchers through the years allowed me to hear nothing but exemplary comments about Sgt. Ewing. Her life store so nicely portrays what a fine lady she was. My sympathy is extended to the entire family.

  19. I pray thatGod richly blesses George and the rest of the family with the remembrance of Linda. She was indeed a special person, and a consummate professional with her service to the people of Lubbock. We will al miss her, and I’m sorry I couldn’t make the 1200 mile trip for her memorial service.

  20. George please know I was so sad and heart broken to hear of Linda’s passing !! Linda was the best friend I ever had and still is to this day. I loved so. We shared so many wonderful high school memories You will never know how much Ken and I loved you two coming to our 50th Wedding Anniversary I will always treasure that special day we had together . Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time

  21. Tonya Woodruff

    I am so sorry to hear about Linda passing away. I have many fond memories of all of us together and will always treasure those memories. You are in my prayers today and many days to come. I pray the Lord will guide you each step of the way.

    With much love & many prayers,
    Tonya Woodruff

  22. I pray that all of you feel God’s presence as he wraps his arms around you to give you comfort. Linda will be missed by so many people who knew her

  23. Michael (MO) & Robin Overland

    George and family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Linda was such a special and joyful person. Her smile was always contagious. You both hold a special place in our hearts. MO really enjoyed all the years he was able to work with Linda at the LPD. The service was beautiful and such a great remembrance of her. We pray for comfort and peace for you all.

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