Virginia Marie McPhail, 103, of Van Buren passed away Monday, May 8, 2017. She was born Sept. 11, 1913, in Ozark to the late Carl and Daisy Strong. She loved China paintings and books of genealogy in Franklin County. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Milton and Donald Strong.

She is survived by one son, Ronald McPhail and his wife Ophelia of Van Buren; five grandsons; Todd McPhail and wife Kim of Broken Arrow, Okla., Kevin McPhail of Van Buren, Darrell McPhail and wife Tiffany of Moore, Okla., Rob Wemhaner and wife Nanette of Alma and Chris Ruth and wife Jamie of Rudy; and six great-grandchildren, Cody, Emmie, Ayrton, Cammie, Piper and Devin.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Highland Cemetery in Ozark.

Visitation will be 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel, 4817 Kelley Highway, Fort Smith.

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