Tonita Sue Jerden, 69, of Alma died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Fort Smith. She was born July 16, 1945, in Oklahoma. She was of nondenominational faith and the widow of Bill Jerden.

Cremation was under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

She is survived by three daugthers, Betty Jerden of Fort Smith, Becky Gossett of Van Buren and Bobbie Boles of Ozark; a sister, Vicky Ashworth of Fort Smith; three brothers, Robert of Fort Smith, Harley of Alma and Kenneth of Mountainburg; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.