Linda Amelia Webb, age 90 of Heber Springs, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday,
March 19, 2013, at the Southridge Village Nursing Home in Heber Springs. Born in
Jonesboro, Arkansas on December 11, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Frank
and Vita Mae (Kirksey) Roberts.
Mom touched many young lives as a teacher. She achieved her lifetime goal to
become a teacher in her mid-forties and received her degree in Elementary
Education late in life, then went on to attain her Masters degree.
She began her teaching in the Little Rock Elementary School system until her
retirement. After moving to Heber Springs she became a substitute teacher at Heber
Springs, Wilburn and Quitman elementary schools until her health limited her
She was an avid reader and never stopped wanting a "good book to read". The local library was her favorite place.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vaughn W.
Webb, one daughter, Linda Lee Webb, and one brother, R. J. Roberts.
Mrs. Webb is survived by one daughter, Judy Cooper of Heber Springs; four
grandchildren, Matthew Mahurin and wife Tracy of Heber Springs, Iamie Lee
Breeding and husband James of Conway, Laura Beth Adkins and husband Steven
of Heber Springs, and James Heuston and wife Kari of Bentonville;
and ten great grandchildren, Lucas, Piper, Everleigh, Jesse, Cooper, Mitzie, Austin,
Bradey, Jordan and Sean.
As a family we have many treasured memories. And as we gather together for her passing we share the remembered joys and laughter of her life.
Reflections of our Grandmother
The times of camping our in the Airstream, playing cards, games, taking walks, exploring, climbing Sugarloaf, cooking spaghetti, sewing, reading, working crossword puzzles. We miss you, grandmother.
A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, March 30 at the Heber Springs
Cemetery at 11:00 am with Rev. Canon Tom Bradshaw officiating.
Family will receive visitors following the service at 54 Mossy Oak Lane, Heber
Family requests memorials can be made to the Cleburne County Library.