Laura Lee Hawkins, 48, of Van Buren died Feb. 10, 2015, in Fort Smith. She was born Feb. 12, 1966, in Patterson, Calif., and was a home care nurse for Bost Inc.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Hawkins of Fort Smith; and a brother, Steven Hawkins of Dora

Cremation was under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Sebastian County Humane Society, 3800 Kelley Highway, Fort Smith, AR 72904.