Linda Joan Simard, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away, Thursday, January 8th, at her residence. She was born in Yuma, Arizona on August 7, 1949, a daughter of the late Georgia Bell (Dickinson) and Clarence Leroy Marshall. Linda spent her working years in manufacturing. She was united in marriage to the late John Joseph Simard JR on October 19, 1973 in La Veine, California. Linda attended the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. She is survived by her daughters, Stacy Alberson, Krissy Rupe and Kimmy Heck; one son, John Simard III; one brother, Cecil Marshall and eight grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to Faith Presbyterian Church, 1001 Third Street, Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 72512 in her name. Memorial service will be held, Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 2 PM at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.