Obituary - Oct. 22, 2016

Carolyn M. Crandell, 70, of Van Buren died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at a local hospital. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Arrangements and cremation were made under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur; three daughters, Kim Ayers of Gulfport, Miss., Tammie Bielser of Huntington and Angie Gwin of Greenwood; two sons, Joseph Smith of Van Buren and Alvie Smith of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Beulah Gaugh of Van Buren and Vera Bell of Woodward, Okla.; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Oct. 21 at Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5434 Walsh Lane, Suite 100, Rogers, AR 72758 or to the American Diabetes Association, 1732 Moberly Lane, Suite B, Bentonville, AR 72712.