Linda Faye Mattox Ellis, 64, of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at her home. Linda was born on Thursday, September 26, 1957, in Elaine, to James Wesley and Dorothy Ann Sparkman Mattox.
Linda is preceded in death by her loving husband of forty-three years, Thomas David Ellis; parents, James and Dorothy Mattox; and two infant brothers.
Linda is survived by her two daughters, Felissa (Kyle) Craig, of Walnut Ridge and Stacy (Gary) Teel, of Pocahontas; three brothers, Carl (Lillian) Fuller, James Mattox, and Homer Mattox; sister Shirley (Frank) Massey; seven grandchildren, Mattie Craig, Kylie Craig, KJ Craig, Wesley Ludwig, Jaci Teel, Trey Teel, and Beau Teel; her beloved dog, Buddy; and many other loved ones and friends.
All services will be held in the chapel of Hope Gardens Funeral Home, on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Linda’s funeral service will immediately follow, at 2:00 pm; Gerald Fears officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery.
Honored to carry Linda to her final earthly resting place are Kyle Craig, Gary Teel, Gary Gill, Greg Gill, Gary James, and Brad Smithee.
The family has respectfully designated Linda’s grandchildren, Mattie Craig, Kylie Craig, KJ Craig, Wesley Ludwig, Jaci Teel, Trey Teel, and Beau Teel, as honorary pallbearers.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Hope Gardens Funeral Home in Pocahontas.