Josephine Leftwich, 85 of Fort Smith died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at her home. She was a retired seamstress for Eads Brothers Furniture in Fort Smith and member of the First Baptist Church in Fort Smith.

She is survived by her husband, Cleo; a daughter, Louise Spaunhurst of Fort Smith; a son, Hugh Leftwich of Fort Smith; a sister, Louise Root of Tulsa; two brothers, Don Pollock of Van Buren and Hal Pollock of Roland; five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Fort Smith with burial at Forest Park Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be John and Aaron Leftwich, John Strizich, Skylar Creel, Josh Jacobs and Mike Allen.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church in Fort Smith Children’s Ministry or Children’s Bus Ministry, P.O. Box 609, Fort Smith, AR 72902.