Jerry Linnstaedter

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A celebration of life for Jerry Linnstaedter, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark. and who was born in Lindale, was held Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 at the Forest Home Church of the Nazarene in Jonesboro, Ark. with Ken Stallings officiating.

Mr. Linnstaedter died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.

He was born July 25, 1937, in Lindale to the late Leroy and Bonnie Linnstaedter.

Mr. Linnstaedter was chair of the math department at Arkansas State University and retired from the school in 2007.

Preceding him in death were his brother Henry Linnstaedter and sisters Sophia O’Neal and Drucilla Hall.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Julie Linnstaedter of Jonesboro, Ark. and daughters Jean Layne of Bryan, Texas; Joan Linnstaedter of Paragould, Ark. and Jane Mims of San Antonio.