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Linda J. Smith

Linda J. Smith, 77, of Junction City passed away in Bossier City, LA Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Born April 11, 1945 in El Dorado she was the daughter of Alvin Edward, Sr. and Veda Perdue Jones.  Linda was a loving wife, married to her husband Wayne Smith for 54 years prior to his passing in 2018.  They did almost everything together.

They opened their first business in 1966 where they owned a family grocery store.  In 1978 they opened Multi-State Insurance Agency of which she owned for the remainder of her life.

Along the way Linda pursued her passions in Cosmetology and Art.  As her kids grew up she devoted her spare time to being a leader in her church youth and children’s ministries.  Linda devoted her life to her family by being a supporting wife, loving mother, and being an involved and present Nana.  Oh, how she loved her family.

Preceding her in death along with her parents was her husband, Wayne Smith.

Survivors include her son, Tony Smith (Laura) of Bossier City, LA and her daughter, Theresa Glover (George) of Junction City, AR. and a brother, Eddie Jones (Marsha) of El Dorado, AR.  Surviving grandchildren are Katie Galbraith, Jerry Wayne Glover, Emily Glover, Sydney Smith and London Smith along with great-grandchildren, Dylan Galbraith and Brooks Galbraith.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Mt.Union Baptist Church with Rev. John Ayers officiating.    Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 920 Pierremont Road, #300, Shreveport, LA 71106.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.