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Linda Beth Putman Doughty

Linda Beth Putman Doughty, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 in Mena.

She was born November 21, 1939 in Big Fork, Arkansas to the late Lester and Ester Bates Putman. She was married for 55 years to Bill Doughty. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting for family and friends. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.

She is survived by husband, Bill Doughty of Mena; sons, David Doughty and wife Pam of Beaufort, South Carolina, Douglas Doughty of Mena, Dalton Doughty and wife Lisa of Mena; grandchildren, Alyssa Carter and husband, Jeff of Russellville, Arkansas, Morgan Doughty of Bentonville, Arkansas, William Doughty and wife Laura of Little Rock, Arkansas, Ryan Doughty of Mena, Arkansas, Nicole Fryar and husband Josh of Spokane Valley, Washington, Robby Tillman and wife Amber of Bentonville, Arkansas, Polly McBride of Columbia, South Carolina; great-grandchildren, J. C. Carter of Russellville, Arkansas, Ford Carter of Russellville, Arkansas, Turner Doughty of Little Rock, Arkansas, Hudson Fryar of Spokane Valley, Washington, Meredith Tillman of Bentonville, Arkansas; special friends, Alana Rotter of Helena, Montana, Debbie Alley of Hatfield, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Alta Sue Putman.

Graveside service will be Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at Pine Ridge Cemetery with Brother Andy Kennedy officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Little Hope Baptist Youth Fund, 2997 Southside Road, Oden Arkansas 71961.

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