Obituary - Oct. 29, 2016

Braden Michael Tanner, 11, of Arkoma passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 2005, in Fort Smith. He was preceded in death by his father, Brandon Tanner; and grandfather, Billy Jack Ivey II.

He is survived by his mother, A.J. Tanner of the home; grandparents, Toni Rowe of Muldrow, Doris Tanner of Van Buren and James Tanner of Fort Smith; great-grandmother, Diane Eatmon of Muldrow; aunt and uncles, Nikita Hile of Fort Smith, Billy Jack Ivey-Whittaker of Fort Smith and Blake Tanner of Van Buren.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.