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Linda Crigler

Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Roller-Burns Funeral Home in Yellville, with burial at Patton Cemetery at Pyatt; Visitation: 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the funeral home.

Linda Anne (Burleson) Crigler, age 77, of Springdale, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16 (2019) at the Maples Nursing Home in Harber Meadows. 

Linda was the daughter of Ulis "Foots" Burleson and Pauline (Hill) Burleson. She was born on Oct. 30, 1941, in Yellville. She was a 1958 graduate of Yellville-Summit High School. She was a life-long resident of this area and worked as a teller at several surrounding banks. She loved working the drive-thru window and talking to everyone that came through and showing pictures of her grandchildren. 

Linda was also, as her husband referred to her, "The perfect coach's wife." She loved basketball and going to games to support his teams and visiting with everyone in the stands. 

After surviving breast cancer, Linda retired from banking and kept the roads hot between Yellville and Springdale to be at every event her grandchildren were involved in. She loved them so much and they were the joy of her life. 

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Larry Burleson; and her husband, Don Crigler. 

Linda is survived by her daughter, Ladonna Fotenopulos, her husband Mike, and their two children, Kennedy and Jake, of Springdale; her sister-in- law, Sara Gilliland her husband, Jack, nephew Brad, and niece Katie Bader all of Springdale; two very special aunts, Sue Rotenberry, of Yellville, and Barbara Burch, of Fayetteville; and a host of other relatives and friends who loved her and will miss her. 

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Roller-Burns Funeral Home in Yellville.

Funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastors Jack Gilliland, Don Elmore and Keith Buttram officiating. 

Burial will be at Patton Cemetery in Pyatt.

Pallbearers are Jake Fotenopulos, Mike Fotenopulos, Brad Gilliland, Robby Bader, Mike Rotenberry, Steve Burch and Joe Burch. 

Honorary pallbearers are all the nurses and staff of Creekside Nursing Home in Yellville and The Maples Nursing Home in Springdale. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Grove Methodist Church in Yellville.