Michael Wayne Morris, 61, of Van Buren died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Fort Smith. He was born June 18, 1953, in Fort Smith. He was of the Assembly of God faith, a CASA of Crawford County volunteer, Altrusa member and board member of Crawford County Volunteers for Literacy.

He is survived by his wife, Debra; two stepdaughters, Lacy Ree of Van Buren and Rachel Crawford of Van Buren; two sisters, Jeannie Hofrichter of Fort Smith and Pamela Hanna of Spiro; two brothers, Phillip Morris of Fort Smith and Clyde Morris of Fort Smith; and five grandchildren.

A private, family-held memorial will be at a later date. Cremation is under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.