Patsy Boatright, 70, of Van Buren died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at a local hospital. She was a retired teacher from the Fort Smith School District.

Funeral was Nov. 10 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

She was survived by three daughters, Trena Burns of Barling, LaQuita Boatright of Fort Smith and Julia Boatright of Van Buren; one son, Shannon Kuykendall of Barling; two sisters, Joyce Tucker of Inola, Okla., and Valerie Kropf of Woodword, Okla.; and six grandchildren.