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Fort Smith, AR | 72901
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Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Linda Arnold
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Obituary for Linda "MeMa" Arnold (Carney)

Linda “Mema” Arnold, 74 of Van Buren passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 in a local hospital. She was a retired dispatcher for the Fort Smith Police Department; a lifelong resident of Van Buren. She was a member of Cedarville First Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Russell Arnold.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Forest Park Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

She is survived by children, Terry Griffis of Van Buren, Tracy Miller of Van Buren, Terina Bickford of Natural Dam, Tammy Hibbard of Cedarville, Tim Arnold of Rudy,Travis Arnold of Van Buren; one sister, Wanda Clark of San Antonio, Texas; three brothers, Danny Carney of Fort Smith, Butch Carney of Van Buren, Ronnie Carney of Rudy; Eighteen grandchildren and sixteen great- grandchildren.

The family will visit with relatives and friends Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson Street, Van Buren, Arkansas.

Pallbearers will be her Grandsons, Billy Arnold, Kyle Arnold, Ryan Arnold, Brandon Clark, Nathan Clark, Jeremy Miller, John Miller, Trevor Bickford, Billy Archer and Clayton Lincoln.

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