Velta Carlene Kremers, 75, of Van Buren, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. She was born Aug. 25, 1937 in Maple Shade to Robert Lanious McAlister and Fleta Basham McAlsiter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kremers; parents; sister, Patsy McAlister; and brothers, Bill, Derril, Bob, and Harold McAlister.

Survivors include son, Doug Kremers and wife Angela of Vilonia; daughter, Raylene Brown of Fort Smith; grandchildren, Brent Brown, Hayden and, Grant Kremers, and Kim O’Dell; great-grandchildren, Gavin and Briley O’Dell; sisters, Mary Ketchum of Claremore, Okla., Norma Johnson of Van Buren and Sue Gillett of Fort Smith.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Cabot.

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