Patricia Bernard, 61, of Van Buren died Friday, May 5, 2017. She was born Feb. 23, 1956, in Dyersburg, Tenn. She was a cook at 76 Truck Stop in Van Buren and a janitor at Bekaert Steel.

Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren. No service is scheduled.

She is survived by her boyfriend, Jeff Branum of Van Buren; a daughter, Gail Butler of Van Buren; a son, Larry Bernard Jr. of Van Buren; and a grandchild.