Karen Reese, 54, of Van Buren died Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born March, 5, 1963.

Funeral was June 17 at Greater Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with burial at Crown Hill Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Rowell-Parish Mortuary.

She is survived by her husband, James; a daughter, Tera Ross of Fort Worth, Texas; two sons, Marcus Reese of Van Buren and Demetrius Reese of Ruby; four sisters, Kathy Hughes and Bonita Harris, both of Fort Smith, Sandra Jackson of Fayetteville and Carla Harris of Louisville, Texas; and a brother, Irvin Thomas of Oklahoma City.