Arlene Elizabeth Boyle, 95, of Fort Smith passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at home. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Ernest and Caroline (Schmidt) Genrich. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John F. Boyle; a son, Edward Charles Boyle and several brothers and sisters.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday graveside at Gracelawn Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

Survivors include one daughter, Maureen Boyle of Fort Smith; three sons, John F. Boyle Jr. and Robert Boyle both of New Jersey and Gary Boyle of Alma; one nephew, Edward Dwyer; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Oscar Boyle, Robby Summerlin, Jack Hyde and Michael Boyle.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Slot 661, Little Rock, AR 72202.

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