Lynda McBryde Easter
Lynda McBryde Easter, 64, of Little Rock, died Monday, April 18, 2005. She was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on June 5, 1940 to Lorane Flowers McBryde and the late Cecil Lee McBryde, Sr.
She graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1958 as a national merit scholar and attended Hendrix College in Conway, AR. She received a degree in Medical Technology from UAMS, where she met her husband of 41 years, Dr. Rex M. Easter.
She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church for over 30 years, where she volunteered with Vacation Bible School and Girl Scouts. She particularly enjoyed the third Wednesday Bridge Club and cherished the friendships made over the years. Other hobbies include reading, music and theater. She enjoyed spending leisure time with her family on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, AR and in the Rocky Mountains surrounding Creede, Colorado.
She is survived by her husband, Rex M. Easter, Sr., her daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Paul Harrison of Prosper, TX; her son and daughter-in-law, Rex, Jr. and Michele Easter of Sherwood, AR; her mother, Lorane McBryde of North Little Rock, AR; sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Frank Pamplin, III of Bryant, AR; sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Mark Townsend of Pine Bluff, AR; and sister-in-law, Leslie McBryde of North Little Rock, AR. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Kelsey Grace Harrison, Ashley Hope Harrison, Thomas Doss Easter, Megan Leigh Easter, and Rex M. Easter, III; 6 nieces and nephews, Mandy McBryde, Amy McBryde, Cecilee Pamplin, Parker Pamplin, Luke Townsend, and Tommy Lane Townsend; and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Lee McBryde, Sr. and brother, Cecil Lee McBryde, Jr.
Family Visitation will be at Ruebel Funeral Home in Little Rock from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2005. Funeral Service will be held at St. James United Methodist Church, 321 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2005. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, 6707 Dollarway Road, White Hall, AR 71602.
The family would especially like to express our gratitude to Dr. Bill Tranum and staff, Dr. Bill Deaton and Saint Vincent's Radiology Department and Baptist Health Hospice for their outstanding care and consideration on her behalf.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baptist Health Hospice 11900 Colonel Glenn Road Suite 2300, Little Rock, AR 72210, St. James United Methodist Church 321 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72212 and Creede Repertory Theater 124 N. Main Street o PO Box 269 o Creede, CO 81130.