Linda Jo Fridell

Linda Jo Fridell, 66, of Bearden died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born October 4, 1950 on Corpus Christi, Texas. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church of Bearden. Linda worked for Bearden Lumber Company for twenty five years; she enjoyed working for the Anthony's each and every day. It was more than just a job for her. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joe Flowers and Adelaide Barton Nichols; one sister, Armida Tripp. Linda is survived by her husband, James "Jim" Fridell Sr. of Bearden; one son, Howard Hathcock of Mobile, AL; one daughter, Allison Fuller of Little Rock; two step sons, Ben Fridell of Greenwood and Russell Fridell of Bearden; one step-daughter, Nicole Humphries of Bearden; one brother, Lamar Flowers; six sisters, Troylene Sutton, Marilyn Flowers, Ann Christopher, Sue Smith, Faye Tulls, and Marie Newman; eight grandchildren, Justin, Jerrod, Brandon, Hunter, Hope, Haven, Ava, and Wil; 10 step-grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday, August 12, 2017, 12 noon until 2 p.m. at Bearden First United Methodist Church in Bearden. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. at Bearden First United Methodist Church with Rev. Andy Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Moss Hill Cemetery in Bearden. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

Published August 11, 2017

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