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Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12Th Street, Fort Smith, AR

OBITUARY

Linda K. Seubold

October 24, 1942June 5, 2019
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Linda Kay Poynor Seubold, 76, of Roland died June 5, 2019 at a Fort Smith hospital. She was a long-time, award-winning journalist, reporting news and writing “Offbeat,” a feature column for the Southwest Times Record, from 1984-1999. In 2000, she co-founded Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine and was its editor-in-chief and columnist.

Linda was born in Fort Smith on Oct. 24, 1942, to Roy and Euneva Poynor. She was a 1960 graduate of Fort Smith High School and attended Fort Smith Junior College. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Frank.

She is survived by five children: Schenk Seubold (April) of Elizabeth, LA, Sunday Leding (Greg) of Fort Smith, Laurie Seubold of Mountainburg, AR, Lanci Seubold-Scharbor, and Dr. Morgan Seubold (Mindy) of Roland, OK; twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She also is survived by her brothers, Roy “Rep” Poynor of Alma, AR, and Rob Poynor of Austin, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. As beloved as family is her caregiver, Daisy Cantrell of Roland, OK.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. June 10 at Edwards Funeral Home. A celebration of life service for both Linda and Frank Seubold will be 1:00 p.m. June 14 at Heritage United Methodist Church in Van Buren. Memorials may be made to the U.S. Marshals Museum.

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  • FAMILY

  • Frank Seubold, Husband of 55 years
  • Schenk Seubold April, Son
  • Sunday Leding and husband Greg, Daughter
  • Laurie Seubold, Daughter
  • Lanci Seubold-Scharbor, Daughter
  • Dr. Morgan Seubold and wife Mindy, Son
  • Roy and Euneva Poynor, Parents
  • Roy “Rep” Poynor, Brother
  • Rob Poynor, Brother
  • Daisy Cantrell, Beloved caregiver
  • Linda is also survived by her twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • U.S. Marshals Museum

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 10, 2019
  • A Celebration of Life Friday, June 14, 2019

Memories

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Kathy Watson

June 14, 2019

Linda was a role model and special friend. I will miss her beautiful smile and determination. We are so blessed that she and Frank chose to make Fort Smith their home.

Loretta Ross

June 13, 2019

Linda Kay will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

May God comfort the family at this time. May He fill the empty spot in your hearts.

We loved her.

Linda and Ed Hills

June 13, 2019

Our hearts and souls are with you today and every day. I have been told take one day at a time. Your parents will be in your hearts every day and always. They will send you messages often when you need them in many different ways!

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Biography

Linda Kay Poynor Seubold, 76, of Roland died June 5, 2019 at a Fort Smith hospital. She was a long-time, award-winning journalist, reporting news and writing “Offbeat,” a feature column for the Southwest Times Record, from 1984-1999. In 2000, she co-founded Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine and was its editor-in-chief and columnist.

Linda was born in Fort Smith on Oct. 24, 1942, to Roy and Euneva Poynor. She was a 1960 graduate of Fort Smith High School and attended Fort Smith Junior College. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Frank.

She is survived by five children: Schenk Seubold (April) of Elizabeth, LA, Sunday Leding (Greg) of Fort Smith, Laurie Seubold of Mountainburg, AR, Lanci Seubold-Scharbor, and Dr. Morgan Seubold (Mindy) of Roland, OK; twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She also is survived by her brothers, Roy “Rep” Poynor of Alma, AR, and Rob Poynor of Austin, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. As beloved as family is her caregiver, Daisy Cantrell of Roland, OK.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. June 10 at Edwards Funeral Home. A celebration of life service for both Linda and Frank Seubold will be 1:00 p.m. June 14 at Heritage United Methodist Church in Van Buren. Memorials may be made to the U.S. Marshals Museum.

To place online tributes, visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com