Carol Hendershot, 71, of Van Buren died Sunday, June 12, 2016, at her home. She was born Sept. 12, 1944, in Fort Smith and retired from J.C. Penney after 30 years. She was a member of Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church and widow of Larry Hendershot.

She is survived by two daughters, Debbie Turner and Becky Linton; two sons, James and Paul Linton; siblings, Joy, Billy and Tommy; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Park Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.