Birdie Whittington, 56, of Fort Smith died Thursday, May 10, 2018. She was born Jan. 15, 1962, in Orange County, Calif.

She is survived by her husband, David; three sons, Raymond Obiedo of Fort Smith, Anthony Obiedo of Greenwood and William Whittington of Greenwood; two daughters, Theresa Obiedo of Fort Smith and Amy Koenigseder of Fort Smith; mother, Nona Keith of Ankeny, Iowa; a brother, Patrick Grout of Lavaca; three sisters, Christy Brommel and Theresa Zelcer, both of Ankeny, Iowa, and Kelly Chaki of Omaha, Neb.; and 15 grandchildren.

There will be no service. Cremation was under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.