November 2, 1946 – July 17, 2019
Diane Shrum, 72, of Van Buren, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Fort Smith. She was born November 2, 1946 in Uniontown to the late Eugene and Annette Morton. She was retired from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department; and was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Van Buren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Doug Morton.
She is survived by her husband, Ronnie of the home; two daughters, Ronda Hood of Alma, and LeeAnn Starts of Fort Smith; a son, Jimmy Irvin of Barling; four sisters, Jeannie Lewis of Hackett, Paula Goff of Spiro, Johnnie Faye Richmond of Van Buren, and Vickie Lawson of Fort Smith; three brothers, David Morton of Uniontown, Mike Morton of Arkansas, and Zach Morton of Pine Bluff; seven grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019 at Concord Baptist Church in Van Buren with interment to follow at Gill Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.
Pallbearers will be Bert Patrick, Leo McKee, Ted Burkhart, Jimmy Irvin, Skotland Irvin, and Bud Bolding.
The family will visit with friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.
- Visitation Sunday, July 21, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, July 22, 2019