Loretta Faye Butler, 67, of Van Buren died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at a local nursing home. She was a homemaker, former employee of the Highland Nursing Home and Rehab in Van Buren, member of Eastern Heights Baptist Church and widow of Leon Butler.

She is survived by three sons, Robert and Tim Willhite, of Van Buren, and Randy Willhite of Fort Smith; two sisters, Betty Mann of Booneville and Brenda Burkhart of Van Buren; two brothers, Fred Stockton of Florida and Fort Smith and Larry Stockton of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

Pallbearers will be Freddy and Larry Stockton, Robert Wiilhite and Bryan Stringer.