Frances E. Briley, 91 passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 in her home. She worked as a clerk at Allison Wonderland in Van Buren. She attended Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin F. Briley, Jr.; both parents, James and Sarah (Hogan) Lynn; one sister, Juanita Shepard; one brother, Leroy Lynn.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Smith with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
She is survived by two daughters, Janet Smith of Cleveland, Oklahoma, Benetta Deason and husband, Duane of Stillwell, Oklahoma; one sister, Pat Robbins and Harold of Van Buren; one brother, Wayne Lynn and wife, Lois of Van Buren; one step-sister, Rosetta; one step-brother, Steven Bond and wife, Sharon; eighteen grandchildren; two very special extended family members Beverly and Bill Pyle; one special neighbor, James Pound; several nieces and nephews.
The family will visit with relatives and friends Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Alexander, Duane Deason, Chad Deason, Matthew Smith, Mark Smith and Phillip Barnoski.