Linda Wortsell departed this life on Sept. 10, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family.

Linda Everhart Worstell, 70, of Lexa, was born Sept.19, 1946 in Helena. She is the daughter of Jay and Josephine Everhart. She was a 1964 graduate of Barton High School and attended Memphis School of Commerce where she obtained her certificate of court reporting. She retired in 2008 after 40 years of working for the state of Arkansas.

She married the love of her life, Frank Worstell, on Sept. 30, 1966. Last fall Linda and Frank celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Linda departed this life on Sept. 10, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family.

She is preceded in death by her father, Jay Everhart, her mother, Josephine Everhart and stepfather, Bobby L. Jones, her maternal grandparents, W.E. and Annie Bell Bloesch and her paternal grandparents, Ralph and Carley Everhart.

She leaves her husband, Frank Worstell of Lexa; two sons, Chris (Dana) Worstell of Lexa and Jason (Taylor) Worstell of Helena-West Helena; two brothers, Richard (Diane) Everhart of Tyler, Texas and Bill (Linda) Everhart of Helena-West Helena; and three grandchildren, Dylan Cruz of Jonesboro and  Jaycee and Reid Worstell of Helena-West Helena. She also leaves behind many more loved ones and a host of friends.

Funeral services for Linda Everhart Worstell will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at the Second Baptist Church in Helena-West Helena. Brother Randy Williamson will officiate. Visitation will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.,  Thursday, Sept. 14,  at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena.

Pallbearers are Clyde Coley, Toby Stagg, Curtis Schaffhauser, Jason Burt, Dan Johnson, Randy Reynolds, Darren Brown and Michael Quattlebaum.

Honorary Pallbearers are Bobby May, Clinton Pittman, Chris Oxner, Frank Clancy, Neal Byrd, Riley Porter, Denver Chism, Alan Grantham, Kyle Cannon and William Hires.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ALS Association of Tennessee (www.alsa.org) or Second Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 302 Baldwin Street, West Helena, AR. 72390.

Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena will direct. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook atwww.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.