Linda Marie Cristee, 65, of Van Buren died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Fort Smith. She was born Jan. 4, 1953, in Muskegon, Mich. She was a cake decorator.

Family-held memorial was May 25 at First Church of the Nazarene in Fort Smith. Cremation was under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

She is survived by a daughter, Bridget Cathey of Rudy; two sons, Justus Passmore and Gabriel Cristee, both of Rudy; mother, Margaret Carlson of Fort Smith; two sisters, Sandy Watkins of Roland and Cheryl Hixson of Fort Smith; two brothers, David Carlson of Watchatachie, Texas, and Roger Carlson of Fort Smith; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.