Liesel Akins, 76, of Van Buren died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at her home. She was retired from Rheem Manufacturing Co. in Fort Smith.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with cremation to follow.

She is survived by a daughter, Connie Armstrong of Van Buren; three sons, Timothy Iverson of Los Angeles, Michael Iverson of Memphis and Dieter Welzenbacher of Atlanta; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.