Linda Carol (Jones) Parten, 70, of Paragould, passed away Dec. 13, 2020, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital.

Linda was born Sept. 21, 1950, in Pocahontas, to the late Charlie Levi and Edith Lillian Wilson Jones. She graduated from ASU with a teaching degree in special education. She was a retired teacher and a salesperson at Dillard’s Department Store. She was a member of The Rock Church in Jonesboro.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Parten; brothers, Charles Jones, Tom Jones and Melvin Jones; sisters, Wilma Higginbotham, Peggy Burnside, Brenda Stone and Debbie Conder.

Linda is survived by son, Trent Edward (Stacy) Parten of Missouri City, Texas; daughter, Jill (Parten) and Daniel Waters of Paragould; grandchildren, Logan and Madelyn Parten of Missouri City, Texas, Landon Taleff of Hoxie, Lake Light of Bono, Johnny Waters of Fayetteville, Emma Waters and Bella Waters of Jonesboro and Kinley Millsap of Hoxie; brother, Russell Jones of Rockford, Ill.; sisters, Reba Oren and Nina Kazzee of Pocahontas, and Pam Tate of Paragould.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 17, from 5-7 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas.

Funeral service is Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Terry Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens.

The pallbearers are William Sisco, Richard Tate, Craig Parten, Ronnie Parten, Chris Burnside and Glendall Jones.

An online guestbook is available at www.mcnabb funeralhomes.com.

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