Jerry Wayne Rush, 61, of Fort Smith died Thursday, March 31, 2016, at his home. He was retired from Dodd Mattress Manufacturing Co.

A family-held memorial service was April 2 at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren. Cremation is under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by two daughters, Terry Cruz of Alton, Texas, and Desiree Rush of Fort Smith; two sisters, Janie Bane of Fort Smith and Louise Dao of Van Buren; a brother, Bobby Rush of Van Buren; and five grandchildren.