Blytheville Icon Linda Musser Died Friday 

Linda Lee Lunbeck Musser, 82, of Blytheville, died early Friday morning, January 31st, 2020, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born in Malta Bend, Missouri to Herbert and Mary Lunbeck on June 25th, 1937, she was a member of the Blytheville First United Methodist Church, where she was at times a member of the Chancel Choir, handbell choir, Genesis Sunday school class, and United Methodist Women. Linda was a co-owner and co-founder of Jeri-Lin’s Donut Shop, a fixture in Blytheville since 1969. She was a regular contributor to her church, to the Blytheville Very Little Theatre, and the Ritz Civic Center. In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jerry Musser of Blytheville; her granddaughter, Andrea Musser of Rockwood, Tennessee; and her siblings Hallene Gauldin, Bill Lunbeck, and Marjorie McClain. Linda is survived by her children, Bob Musser Sr. and wife Nora of Winter Park, Florida, and Laura Martin and husband Brent, of Blytheville; her sister-in-law, Barbara Lou Martino of Anderson, Indiana; four grandchildren, Bobby Musser Jr. and wife Amy of Orlando, Florida, Michael Musser and wife Shari of Fort Knox, Kentucky, Sarah Martin of Houston, Texas, and Hannah Martin of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Also her great-grandchildren Mason, Ethan and Braylee of Fort Knox, Kentucky and Jackson and Oliver of Orlando, Florida, and Joshua, Brandon, Zakeriyuh, Nikolas, Lukas, Kyra of Rockwood, Tennessee. Linda would certainly include Melissa Grant as one of her children, and Jonathan, Sophia, Daniel, and Liam as great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:30 p.m., Saturday February 1st at the First United Methodist Church of Blytheville. Visitation with the family will be open from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the church parlor. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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