Linda Brown, 72, of Fort Smith passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her home. She was born June 17, 1941, in Frost, Texas, to the late Alva and Effie Smith. She was a retired school teacher from Butterfield School in Van Buren and a member of the Spradling Avenue Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry D. Brown.
She is survived by two sons, Tim Brown of Corinth, Texas, and Chris Brown of Fort Smith; a brother, Al Smith of Blooming Grove, Texas; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 1 p.m. today at Spradling Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith. Cremation was under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
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