Pat Smith, 69, of Van Buren passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, at a local hospital. She was a retired beautician and a longtime resident of Crawford County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester Raymond Schneider and Jimmey (Wehunt) Schneider.
She is survived by her husband, Ron Smith of the home; two sons, Mike Smith of Alma and Chris Smith and wife Tonya of Van Buren; two brothers, Bob Schneider and wife Darlene of West Des Moines, Iowa, and David Schneider and wife Nancy of Fort Smith; three grandchildren, Jessica Szuba and husband Ryan of Siloam Springs, Justin Smith of Van Buren and Alex Gregory of Alma; her best friend, Myrtle Miller of Van Buren; a special niece, Becca Herrig; and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Chris Smith, Justin Smith, Ray Schneider, Jim Schneider, Mike Smith and Alex Gregory.
The family will visit with relatives and friends 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson St., Van Buren.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.