Linda Carter, 66, and her husband, Johnnie Carter, 66, of Harrison, died in a motorcycle crash at Highland on June 19 (2019). Funeral services for Linda and Johnnie will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, at Coffman Funeral Home Chapel in Harrison. Burial will follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home.
The daughter of the late Garlin and Bernice (Martin) Earwood, Linda was born July 5, 1952, at Mt. Judea. She was a lifelong resident of Newton and Boone counties and a member of Bellefonte Baptist Church. She attended Mt. Judea School and was an employee of Emerson Electric/White Rodgers for over 20 years and had also worked at Levi Strauss and Boone County Special Services.
Both Johnnie and Linda were volunteers at Children’s Charity Ministry.
They are survived by their children, Kevin Don Case, of Harrison, Misty Dawn Henrikson, of Harrison and Jennifer Carter Stewart, of Bergman; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Linda was preceded in death by her brother, Herman Earwood and sister, Evalene Smith.
Linda is also survived by her siblings, Jeri Sue Douglas, of Washington, Leon Earwood, of Springfield, Missouri, Glen Earwood, of Crawfordville, Florida, Bobby Earwood, of Harrison, Paul Davy Earwood, of Delaware, Arkansas, Kathy Redding, of Harrison, Robin Lane, of Harrison and Tommy Earwood, of Harrison and a sister-in-law, Nima Gean Earwood, of Western Grove.
Johnny is the son of Imogene (Farmer) Carter and the late James LeRoy Carter. He was born at Harrison on May 4, 1953.
He was a lifelong resident of Boone County and a member of Bellefonte Baptist Church. He graduated from Harrison High School in 1971 and attended the University of Arkansas. He was a retired electrician, working for 40 years with Loyd’s Electric and The Noland Company.
He was preceded in death by his father, and a brother, David Carter.
Johnnie is also survived by his mother, Imogene Carter, of Harrison and his brother, Kenny Carter, of Lexington, Alabama.
Pallbearers are family members and friends.
Honorary pallbearers are members of Children’s Charity Ministry.
Memorials may be made to Children’s Charity Ministry (CCM), 1405 N. Main, Harrison, AR, 72601, in Linda and Johnnie’s memory.