Heritage Funeral Home

1591 S. 48th Street, Springdale, AR

Phone: 479-751-2444

Alice Willson Linzay

Springdale, AR

1928 - 2013

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Published: September 5, 2013

Alice Willson Linzay, 84, of Springdale, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville. She was born December 27, 1928 in Alexandria, Louisiana to Tom Duncan and Rosa Miller Willson.

Alice graduated from University of Southwestern Louisiana at Lafayette with a degree in music and business. Alice loved playing bridge, scrabble, gardening, roses, traveling, sewing, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren including attending all their various activities. She was a member of Cross Church in Springdale and a former member of Baptist churches in Mountain Home and Jonesboro.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Lee Howard Linzay Sr. in 2012. She is survived by four children, Lee Howard Linzay Jr., Kathy Workman and husband Brad all of Fayetteville, Nancy Schisler and husband Lyndal of Springdale, and Gloria Croom and husband Cliff of Mountain Home; one brother, Bill Willson and wife Laverne of Alexandria, Louisiana; 11 grandchildren, Rachel Kilpatrick and husband Denton, Julie Linzay, Linzay Feilke and husband Patrick, Walker Workman, Jonathan Schisler and wife Heather, James Schisler and wife Jenny, Jordan Schisler and wife Shyrah, Jason Schisler, Joel Schisler and wife Shelby, Ryan Croom and Alison Croom; six great-grandchildren, Madelyn Kilpatrick, Butler Feilke, Zachary Feilke, Hailey Schisler, Madden Schisler and Eden Schisler; and her caregivers of the past 4 1/2 years, Richard and Marleny, and their children.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7, at Hunt Chapel at Pinnacle Memorial Gardens in Rogers with Pastor Charlie Foster officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Pinnacle Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are with Heritage Funeral Home, online guest book at

Memorial contributions may be made to Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 E. Longview St., Fayetteville, Ark. 72703.

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