Helen Sue Thomas, 74, of Van Buren died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker, member of Butterfield Assembly of God Church in Van Buren and widow of William David Thomas.
She is survived by two daughters Sandra Vahldick of Van Buren and Dodie Louise Wheeler of Kiowa, Okla.; three sons William and John Thomas, both of Van Buren, and Wayne Thomas of Carthage, Mo.; three sisters, Martha Jacobs of Fort Smith, Flossie Snell of Charleston and Maudie Summers of Mulberry; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Eddie Prewitt, Calvin and Joseph Vahldick, Jeremy and Cody Thomas and Jonathan Garcia.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.