Joan Marie Flowers, 82, of Van Buren died Friday, May 11, 2018, at a local hospital. She was the owner of Joanies Linen Outlets in Fort Smith, Van Buren and Farmington. She had been a resident of Van Buren since 1991 and attended St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at St. John’s Episcopal Church with visitation to follow.

She is survived by a daughter, Robin Plummer of Van Buren; and two sons, Steve Wilkins and Jeff Wilkins of Orlando, Fla.

Memorial donations may be to the Hope Humane Society, 3800 Kelley Highway, Fort Smith, AR 72901.