of Marion, AR
May 3, 1947 - November 12, 2023
It is with very mixed emotions that the family of Linda Alford, beloved wife of Jerome Alford, passed away on November 12 , 2023. She will be sorely missed. The family is comforted knowing her suffering is over and she is in the arms of our Savior.Linda Marie Hagan was born in Washington DC. At the age of three she, along with her parents and two sisters, moved to Owensboro, KY where she resided until she married and moved to Arkansas.As a child Linda loved playing baseball, watching wrestling, and dressing up in her sister's poodle skirts.As a teen and young adult, she rode horses and drove Big Mac trucks, mopeds, and 4-wheelers. She enjoyed dogs, parties, and traveling.At the age of 23 she put her trust in Jesus, her Savior, and has been a faithful follower since. The Lord was always first in her life followed by family and friends who have all known her for her generosity, fun-loving spirit, understanding and kindness.Linda has been married to Jerome Alford and has resided in Marion Arkansas for 32 years. She is survived by her husband; her son, Chris Holder and his wife Carrie; her stepdaughter, Marla Alford; her grandson Hagan Holder; her two sisters, Joyce Haun and Sharon Chanley; two nieces, Jeni Rone and Joelle Leali; seven nephews, and many grand-nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Richard Hagan & Fladge Teresa and one brother, Joey Hagan.The visitation will be held at Victory Fellowship Church in Marion, AR beginning at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, with memorial service to follow at 1:00 pm.Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants. (Psalm 116:15 -NIV)
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Jerome, So sorry to hear about the passing of your Linda. May the Lord comfort you and your loved ones in the days ahead.
Dear Jerome and family, I first met Linda when she started her job at Crittenden Memorial Hospital and I was working there too, many years ago. She was beautiful and so full of life and joy. I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers.
Back in the day she was a video store customer and if you seen her coming you knew there was going to be a smile on her face and she always had time for a friendly chat very pleasant to be around extremely nice prayers to her family
Dickie told me about Linda yesterday and I am so very sorry to hear this. Please know that you will always be in my prayers and you have been in my heart for a long time. Terry would be devastated for you. Stu
So sorry for your loss prayers for comfort to your family.
Prayers of peace and comfort for the entire family. Big hugs to Jerome & Marla.
I’m so sorry for your loss of Linda. She was such a sweet, lovely lady. May God comfort you and give you peace. ??
May God’s perpetual light shine upon her. We will miss Linda and her sparkling personality.
Georgia and I are devastated about the loss of your Linda. We hold both of you close to our heart.
So sorry for your lost …. Y’all both have been great friends and we love you … Linda had a huge heart !! She will be missed so very much ! Always had her own mind , no doubt! ??????????
Our prayers are with the family. Linda was a joy to be around. The room would light up when she would enter. What beautiful memories she left for her family. God Bless. Cliff and Lynda Wise
Jerome and Marla,It is with sadness that I mourn the loss of your sweet, sweet wife and mother. Being neighbors with you on Rosewood and learning to love Linda for her sweet spirit and kind heart, I know how hard it is to lose her presence here on earth. I just pray that God will bless you with His comfort and peace now and in the days to come.
Jerome and family May you find peace knowing Linda suffers no longer. Thoughts and prayers for you all She was certainly a special lady
Sorry to hear about Linda. I have an appointment for dr tomorrow.
SO VERY SORRY JEROME TO HEAR ABOUT LINDA. SHE WAS SUCH A KIND GOOD HEARTED PERSON. SHE WILL TRULY BE MISSED BY SO MANY PEOPLE INCLUDING US.LET US KONW IF YOU NEED ANYTHING DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.MUCH LOVE, MARTIN & B.C.
I’m so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing! I loved working with her at the hospital. Praying for all who loved and will miss her! My Mom and Dad thought so much of you both!
Bob and I are so saddened to hear of Linda’s passing. We will always remember her as a smiling, fun-loving lady. I will never forget Linda in the kitchen at Old School cooking with me while the gals who LOVED to cook were sitting on the porch. Linda made it such a fun experience that we laughed all the time in the kitchen. She will truly be missed but with her strong faith, we all know she’s now in a wonderful place.
So sorry for your loss. It has been a very long journey for Linda, may she rest in peace.
Reggie and I will so miss sweet,fun ,beautiful ,Linda. We have been so blessed to share many fabulous travels and joyful times with she and Jerome,We are thankful her suffering has ended and she is resting in the arms of our Lord- Linda and Jerome and family we love you- We continue to uplift ourPrayers for you
Jerome I am saddened to hear of Linda’s passing but also comforted knowing that her suffering is over and she is going from your loving arms into our Lords loving arms where she will be whole again. You are in my prayers.
So sorry to hear this Jerome, my prayers are with you.
Jerome, Marla and all members of Linda's family, What a lovely and delightful lady she was and she will be missed by everyone who knew her. Our prayers will be with you as you go through this time of grief. May God bless and give you comfort in the days ahead.
Gerald and Chris, I am so sorry to hear about Linda. She was such a joy to have known.I know you will miss her terribly . May God be with you in these coming days.
Marla...I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was such a sweet soul. Enjoyed serving with her at church. She always had encouraging words when you needed it. She will be missed very much. God Bless you and your family during this difficult time.
Jerome & family - I am sad to learn of Linda’s passing. She was a fine woman who helped so many. My prayers are with you all.
I send my prayers and hugs to Jerome, Chris and the rest of her family and friends. I feel lucky to have known and rode horses many a day with our crew and made some amazing memories. God is gaining a wonderful Angel ??. R.I.P. Linda ????
It is with sadness I read of Linda's passing. You will be in my thoughts and prayers