Debra Bruce, 60, of Fort Smith died Friday, March 11, 2016. She was born July 11, 1955, in Fort Smith. She was of the Baptist faith and a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Dena Lamb, Jay Bruce Jr. and Darrell Bruce, all of Van Buren; two sisters, Marlene Wagoner and Anita Delph, both of Fort Smith; three brothers, Donald Ellenbarger of Van Buren and Jimmy and Jason Ellenbarger, both of Fort Smith; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Memorial service was April 2 at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

Cremation is under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel.