Linda Rorie, 65, of Van Buren died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Batesville. She was an educator in Arkansas public schools, retiring in 2001 as principal at City Heights Elementary School in Van Buren.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; a daugher, Elizabeth Petray of Van Buren; a son, Christopher Rorie of Driggs, Idaho; and four grandsons.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Heritage United Methodist Church in Van Buren with a private graveside service Friday at Kyler Cemetery in Independence County, Ark., under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the City Heights United Methodist Church, 1002 Fayetteville Road, Van Buren, AR 72956.