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Linda Sue Gatewood

May 30, 1965 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 54)


Linda Sue Gatewood, 54, of Summers, Arkansas passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale.

Linda was born on May 30, 1965 in Gravette, Arkansas. She was a daughter of John Gatewood and Francis Barnes Gatewood Shaffer.  She lived most of her adult life, 30 years, in Wichita, Kansas.  She was a dispatcher for a cab company and a taxi driver on the weekends.  She enjoyed shopping, cooking, spending time with her friends, doing hair and nails, and was an avid animal lover especially her cat.  Linda was a free spirit who was extremely strong and loyal to family and friends.

She is survived by two sisters, Alice Farmer and husband, Darrell of Summers, AR and Opal Payne of Colcord, OK; two brothers, Johnny Gatewood and wife Cheryl of Siloam Springs, AR and Norman Gatewood of Colcord, OK; adopted mother, Nadine Farmer; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Funeral service will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Siloam Springs on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00pm. Brother Tony Davis will officiate the service with burial being held at the Johnson Cemetery in West Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to


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October 4, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1401 E Main Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Funeral Service
October 5, 2019

2:00 PM
Backstrom - Pyeatte Funeral Chapel (Springdale)
2230 N Thompson ST
Springdale, AR 72764

October 5, 2019

3:30 PM
Johnson Cemetery
7727 Cedar Dr
Colcord, OK 74338

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