Virakhone Phansiri, 59, of Van Buren died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Fort Smith. She was born July 2, 1957, in Sauannakhet, Laos. She was an employee of Rheem and a Buddhist.

She is survived by her husband, Andrew; two children, Sakura Phansiri of Van Buren and Srivatharia Phansiri of Lowell; a sister, Vilaykham Eung of Winnipeg, Canada; and a half sister and a half brother, both of Laos.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith. The body will be cremated.

Pallbearers will be James McKinney, Jeff and William Tramel, Khamsang Vongnarath, Souk Chaleunsack and Alexan Keobounhom.