Julie J. Dean, 89, of Van Buren passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at her home. She was a cashier and door greeter for Walmart in Fort Smith. She was a member of the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ Church in Van Buren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dean; four sisters, Mary Nolan, Betty Corgan, Jimmie Rayfield and Donna Nolan; and one brother, Mark Stafford.
She is survived by three daughters, Gail Duckworth and husband Monte of Chester and Dorene Riley and husband Tim and Gloria Thomason and husband Jerry, all of Fort Smith; two sons, Jack Dean and wife Joyce of Van Buren and Gary Dean and wife Sharla of Pahrump, Nev.; 13 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Peters Cemetery in Mountainburg under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Harold Dean, James Dean, Gary Thomason, Jerry Thomason, Ron Sanders and Mike Duckworth.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Thomason and Gary Dean.
The family will visit with relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson St., Van Buren.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.