Samantha Jean Lingo, 45, of Van Buren passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at her home. She was a waitress at Dee’s Restaurant in Alma and other local restaurants for over 28 years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lisa Welling, and grandmother, Welba Welling.

She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Trey of the home; two sons, James Marlow and his wife Ashley Lee and Jacob Marlow, all of Van Buren; two daughters, Raven Love Martin of Fort Smith and Blaze Anderson of Cameron, Okla.; one brother, Andrew Collins of Van Buren; her father, Ted Leighton of Fort Smith; favorite aunt and uncle, Jerry and Norma Medley; sister-in-law, Ronda Lingo of Van Buren; father-in-law, Norman Lingo of Van Buren; and five grandchildren Addison Grace, Skylar, Victory, Vera, and Zayden.

Funeral service will be noon Friday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Mt. McCurry Cemetery in Rudy under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. Family will visit with relative and friends one hour prior to service.

Pallbearers will be Ted Leighton, Ricky Dale Carter, Charles Fondren Jr., Alan Thomas, and Andy Lench.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Arvest Bank account No. 13774860 in her name.

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