Melanie Richmond Smith, 54, of Tulsa died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Tulsa. She was a former receptionist for the Press Argus-Courier, 1977 graduate of Van Buren High School and member of Van Buren First Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by her husband, Tony; and a sister, Tammy Richmond of Alma.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Roselawn Cemetery in Fort Smith.

Pallbearers will be Timothy, Ty and Tony Smith Sr., Ed Auprey, Thomas Cunningham and Tim Raynoha.