Linda Lee Beatty, 69, of Watson, passed away on March 15, 2017 at her home.

Born on July 28, 1947 in Decatur, Illinois, Mrs. Beatty worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Keenan & Associates in California. She and her husband were avid bowlers, playing for the Elk league and the Deer league at Palos Verdes Bowling Alley.

She moved to Watson, Arkansas in 1984 and she and her husband, along with their children, opened Fred’s Place Bar and Grill later bought the liquor store, F&L Liquor.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Hattie Lee Denler; father, Earle Wayne Jeffers; stepfather, Albert Thomas Denler; and two brothers, Gary Wayne Jeffers (Butch), and Clyde Davis Jeffers (Chuck).

Survivors are her husband Fred Wyatt Beatty of Watson; seven children, Crystal Lee McInerney (Glenn) of Lawndale, California, Gary William King (Ede) of Lonoke, Lori Lee Clark (James) of Watson, Sherry Kay Williamson (Dave) of Long Beach, California, Brian Wyatt Beatty (Arlene) of Long Beach, California, Fred Wade Beatty of North Fork, California, and Keith Wyatt Beatty of Long Beach, California; seven grandchildren, Anna Garner, Megan King, Gary McInerney, Amanda Platz, Dallas Beatty, Greg Machut, and Daniel Machut; and four great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 20, at the Watson Cemetery. A family reunion will be arranged for later this summer.