Eva Bynum, 82, of Van Buren died Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Fort Smith. She was born May 23, 1936, in Dexter, Mo., was a homemaker and widow of Jim W. Bynum.

She is survived by two daughters, Evamarie Flanary of Bella Vista and Betina Hartsfield of Fort Smith; two sons, Tim Bynum of Paris and Larry Bynum of Van Buren; a sister, Dorothy Carroll of Fort Smith; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral was May 31 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with burial U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

Pallbearers were Caleb, Whitney and Jimmie Bynum Jr., Gary Carroll, William Flanary, Tyrel Johnson and Jennifer Klym.