Rita Sherwood, 71, of Mulberry died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1946, in Fort Smith. She was a homemaker and a Pentecost.

She is survived by a son, David Elliott of Van Buren; and four brothers, Bobby Elliott of Oklahoma, Billy and Claude Elliott, both of Arkansas, and Darrell Elliott of Van Buren.

Arrangements are pending under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.