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Linda O. Barts, American counselor. License mental health counselor, 1993. Recipient Service award Waterfront Rescue Mission, 1990.


Barts, Linda O. was born on September 12, 1938 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Dwight Raymond and Doris Jane (Green) Oberlink.


Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1961. Master of Science, Troy State University, 1989.


Speech therapist Champus, Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, 1972-1974. Special education teacher Okaloosa County (Florida) School System, 1978-1980. President Okaloosa (Florida) Coalition on the Homeless, Walton County, 1989-1990.

Staff assistant, 1990-1994. Case manager Okaloosa (Florida) Coalition on the Homeless, Walton County, since 1990. Group leader Favor House Support Group, 1990-1993.

Counselor Transition House, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, since 1990, program director, since 1993.


A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.


Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.


The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.


Outreach volunteer Waterfront Rescue Mission, 1985-1990, member of advisory board, since 1988. Board directors Association Children with LEarning Disabilities, 1976-1980. Board chairwoman nurturing committee Habitat for Humanity of Oklaoosa County, 1992-1993.

Member American Counseling Association, Florida Counseling Association, Mental Health Association(Volunteer of Year 1989), Pilot Club International (secretary 1991-1994).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, sailing, needlework.


Married Duane Albert Barts, February 2, 1960. Children: Karin Louise, Duane Albert Junior, Rebecca Jane, Everett Raymond.