Gloria Cortes, 60, of Van Buren died Friday, March 7, 2014, in Fort Smith. She was born Jan. 11, 1954, and was of the Catholic faith.

Mass was March 14 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fort Smith with burial in Morelia Michohaca, Mexico, under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

She is survived by her husband, Liverino; eight daughters, Victoria, Jovita, Claudia, Maria, Nely, Yanira, Yaneli and Nora Martinez; two sons, Nicolas and Juan Martinez; five sisters, Maria, Celia, Irene and Candelaria Martinez; and four brothers, Pedro, Leovardo, Guillermo and Reinaldo Martinez.