Nina Kiser, 65, of Central City went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 21, 2014. She was born June 7, 1948, in Mulberry to the late Truman and Mary Barker. She was the youngest of seven children. She enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and traveling with her dear friends, Ida Mae and Leroy Mason and Bo and Sue Brown. She was retired from Rheem Manufacturing in Fort Smith.
She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Charles "Blain" Kiser of the home; a son, Charles Kiser Jr. and wife Judy of Mulberry; two sisters, Louise Adams of Alma and Lola Carter of Mesa, Ariz.; a brother, Harold Barker of Mulberry; and two grandsons, Cody Kiser of San Angelo, Texas, and William Bartlett of Mulberry.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Cody Kiser, Earl Wiley, Joe Eyerman, Matt Parsons, Kenny Newberry and Mike Mason.
The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.
Memorial contributions may be to Peachtree Hospice, 2910 Jenny Lind Road, Fort Smith, AR 72901.
To place an online tribute go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.