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Linda Gale White

Monday, February 15, 2010

Linda Gale White, 71, of Benton, Ark., formerly of Malden, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Benton, Genesis Sunday School class and THEOS. She had been a sales clerk for Sterling Department Store, then worked 22 years in the cafeteria for the Malden School District.

Born in Cape Girardeau on July 2, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Ethel (Strong) Matthews. On July 30, 1958, in Malden, she was united in marriage to Charles White, who preceded her in death on May 19, 2007.

In addition to her parents and husband, she also was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernie Matthews and Robert Matthews.

Survivors include one daughter, Gayle Smith and husband, Greg, of Benton, Ark.; one brother, Leo Matthews of Herculaneum; one sister, Daisy Tilley of Mammoth Springs, Ark.; one granddaughter, Gregielle Smith of Benton; one grandson, Gunnar Smith of Benton; several nieces and nephews and several other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at 6:00 tonight, Monday, Feb. 15, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. James Gore officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.

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Such a wonderful woman. We are so sorry we couldn't be at the funeral, but she is in our thoughts daily. Our prayers and love go to Gayla and the family. She was an inspiration and a blessing to us and memories of her will always bring us a smile.

We will miss her deeply, but our hope is in the Lord and we know that we will meet her again one day in that land that never knows sorrow, pain or night.

"Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also." --John 14:1-3


Tim & Renee'

-- Posted by Tim & Renee' Matthews on Sun, Feb 21, 2010, at 4:56 AM

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