Linda Jarrell

Published 3:00 pm Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Linda Diane Jarrell, 71, a resident of Pine, died Monday morning, May 3, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bogalusa on July 21, 1949. Diane was a member of Crain’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She loved sewing and making crafts and always liked to work in her flowerbeds and yard. Diane was a good cook, especially her teacake cookies and egg pies. She also was excellent at making candy. Diane loved making memories with her grandchildren and family. She had a special place in her heart for her pet Yorkie, “Prissy.”

She is survived by three children and spouses, Roy Jarrell Jr. and Kim Murphy, Stacey and Paul Magee, and Robyn and Roy Duncan; 10 grandchildren and spouses, Brittiney Magee and Woody Hughes, J.D. and Tanya Jarrell, Kevin Duncan, Johnathan and Laken Magee, Courtney and Hackley Magee, Jason Jarrell, Vickie Jarrell, Roy Jarrell III and Jackie Jarrell, Alisha Duncan and Jordan Duncan; seven great-grandchildren, Addie, Lincoln, Nevaeh, Grace Lynn, Phoenix, Brynlynn and Emberly, and two expected great-grandchildren; brother, Willard Carnegie; sister, Tereze Alsobrooks; sister-in-law, Verdie Caves; and also numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Roy Jarrell Sr.; parents, Esco Carnegie and Lela Jenkins Carnegie; and several sisters and brothers.

Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 5, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., and after 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 6. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, with Eld. Doyle Ball officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Gerald Cemetery.

The family wishes to express a sincere thank you to Encompass Hospice and Dr. Steven Ogden for their care and support.

Pallbearers will be Woody Hughes, Hackley Magee, Lamar Alsobrooks, Ricky Caves, Jamie Temples and Jimmy Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Caves and her grandsons.

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