Lavena Ann Perez, 58, of Booneville, passed from this life on Dec. 31, 2017 in Fort Smith. She was born April 28, 1959 in Martinez, Calif., to Alvin and Betty June (Helms) Bickham Sr.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Grace Church in Booneville. She enjoyed spending time with family, crocheting, cooking, reading and going to church.

She is preceded in death by her father, Alvin Bickham, Sr.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at the Grace Church in Booneville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday at Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Don Perez of the home; two daughters, Jennifer Perez of Dolan Springs, Ariz., and Amy Perez of Alma; two sons, Joshua Perez of Franklinton, La., and Brian Perez of Booneville; her mother, Betty Bickham of Booneville; one sister, Mary Bickham of Booneville; one brother, Alvin Bickham of Booneville; seven grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Brian Perez, Josh Perez, Alvin Bickham, Don Rossicoe, Kelly Mezalline, Roy Higgins, and Donnie Melton.