Carolyn Brown, 81, of Van Buren died Sept. 8, 2017, in Fort Smith. She was born May 15, 1936, in Hartman. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband, George; a daughter, Mariesa Baker of Van Buren; two sons, George Brown Jr. of Bella Vista and Phillip Brown of Fort Smith; a sister, Flois Belcher of Ozark; a brother, Don Phillips of Moore; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Sept. 12 at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksville.

Pallbearers were her family.