Carolyn Heiss, 73, of Van Buren died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Fort Smith. She was born Aug. 28, 1940. She was the widow of Franklin Heiss.

The body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

She is survived by a daughter, Deby Davis of Hindsville; a sister, Carroll Parillo of California; and two grandchildren.