Linda Joy Gramlich, 72, of Fort Smith passed into eternal life on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at a local hospital. She was an eight-year lymphoma survivor and battled renal cancer in her final days. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fort Smith. Linda was a remarkable artist, pet lover, flower gardener, world traveler, loving mother and devout spouse.
Her funeral mass was held June 28 on the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary at St. Boniface Church in Fort Smith. The burial followed at Roselawn Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen Dale Gramlich of the home; Mary Angela Perez, daughter, and her husband Sergio Ignacio Perez of Dallas; Janet Alane Fuller, daughter, and her husband Greg Fuller of Fayetteville; Stephen Daniel Gramlich, son, and his wife Valerie Gramlich of Ames, Iowa; one sister, Joni Lynn Ford and her husband Donny Ford of Spiro; sister-in-law, Marilyn Gramlich-Moore; brother-in-law, John B. "Sonny" Gramlich II; grandchildren, Aaron Nicholas and Megan Lynn Fuller, Rachel and Carl Johnson, Jordan Michael Gramlich, and Jonathon "Jake" Alan Fuller; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were John B. "Bo" Gramlich III, Mark Gramlich, Joe Gramlich, Luke Gramlich, Aaron Fuller and Jake Fuller.
Online tributes at www.ockerfuneralhome.com.