East Funeral Home

602 Olive Street, Texarkana, TX


Linda Sue Baird

September 22, 1946May 9, 2020

Linda Sue Baird, 73 of Texarkana, AR passed away on Saturday May 9, 2020 in Texarkana, TX. She was born on September 22, 1946 in New Boston, TX . Linda was a para-professional over 30 plus years with the Texarkana Arkansas School district where she worked with special needs kids. She was member of Faith Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Allen "Leo" Baird, her mother Lorene Askew and sister Melba Pollock.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Shannon and Don Capps of Genoa, AR; two grandchildren, Taylor and Rowdy Sells of Genoa, AR; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Marty Martin of Texarkana, AR; nephew and his wife Butch and Sheila Martin; great nephew Trevor Martin all of Texarkana, AR and numerous other family members.

Graveside service will be 3pm Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Rondo Memorial Gardens with Rev. Tommy Bohon officiating. Burial is under the direction of East Funeral Home-Downtown.

You can view and sign Mrs. Baird register book from 8am to 5pm Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at the funeral home.

Due to the COVID-19 if you are unable to attend, East Funeral Home will live stream the service on the funeral home Facebook page.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, May 14, 2020

  • Come and Go Viewing

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020


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Taylor Sells

May 12, 2020

My grammie was a very caring person. She’d give you the shirt off her back. She is going to be very missed. Can’t wait till one day I’ll get to see her again. Love you grammie, and miss you already! ♥️

Ken & Pat Thrasher

May 10, 2020

Shannon and family so sorry for your loss. Praying for God's comfort.

Sheila Martin

May 10, 2020

Tutu has she was known by her family will be greatly missed. I am glad I was able to call her family for 30 years she was loved by many she never met a stranger. Prayers for the rest of the family. Sheila


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