Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

5800 W 12TH ST, Little Rock, AR


Chrystal J. Wortham

February 6, 1935June 25, 2020

Chrystal J. Wortham departed this life on June 25, 2020. She was born February 6, 1935, to Sarah Elizabeth Reynolds and Clomer Linker in Russellville, Ark She was the youngest of nine children, all of whom have predeceased her. Most of her life was spent in LittleRock, Arkansas. She was employed by Phillips Lighting and retired after 44 years. Up until her later years she enjoyed gardening, fishing, and reading books. She was extremely independent and was pretty much was a home body. She was very outspoken but a person always knew where they stood with her. She is survived by her beloved son, Kenneth Riggsby, and daughter Sarita Everett (Phil), three grandsons, Brett Blackstone of Bossier City Louisiana; Chris Blackstone (Amber) of LittleRock, Arkansas, Cory Everett (Lauren) ofCenterton, Arkansas, and two great-granddaughters, Quinn and Hazel Everett, also of Centerton, AR. Other survivors include numerous nieces,nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Her children would like to give a special thanks to the employees of Good Shepherd Nursing Home where she had resided since February. Also a special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Baptist Hospital who did a tremendous job of keeping her comfortable her last three days. A private service will be held at Pinecrest Cemetery under the direction of Griffey Leggett Healey & Roth.


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Chrystal J. Wortham

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