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“Doyle, Brenda and Liz, I'm so very sorry to hear about your loss. Your mom was a sweet precious lady who will be missed by everyone who knew her. ...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Ruth Chambers Kelley - Sparkman, AR

“She always treated me like a grand daughter and not a grand daughter in law. It just won't be the same with out her. We had many good laughs and...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Krystle Vann - Sparkman

“Dear Family, WE are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we are praying for you all!! Lean on GOD, HE will carry you all the way!!...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Steve & Lynn Mann - Sparkman, AR

“Brothers and sisters of Doris.I cannot find the words to express the sorrow I feel for you all. You all have been very fortunate to have all you...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Billie Jo Selph - friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Naomi Eason - Arkadelphia, AR

“You have been dear to us from the day we met. We are going to miss you so much at family gatherings and know you will be with us in spirit. Our...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Sylvia and Sonny Andrews - LA

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7 of 15 | Posted by: Sylvia and Sonny Andrews - LA

“So very sorry for your loss. Doyle I didn`t know Maurice was your Uncle,I have known him for 30 yrs!W e will be praying for comfort in this...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: faye harris - camden, AR

“Renee an Cheryl and familyJust want you that i was thinking about you,an your family is in my prayers. love ya ...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Connie Bordelon - holly springs, AR

“Our prayers are with the family, so sorry for your loss. We know there are no words to express your sorrow. She was a dear person, and will be...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: The Eisenhowers - Grand Prairie,, TX

“Vann Family, We were so sad to hear of Mrs. Doris' passing. She was a very sweet lady and always had a smile with a greeting. May you feel God's...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Joe and Lou May - Sparkman, AR

“Our prayers are with each of you. Ms. Doris was a sweet lady that always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: James & Kay Howard - AR - friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Elva Jo Wylie - Fordyce, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at the loss of your loved one. God's love is always there for you. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Billy and Lynda Harper - friends

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Mary Doris Vann, 82 of Sparkman, died Saturday, March 28, 2015. She was born May 6, 1932 in Sparkman to the late Lewis and Ethel Nalls Dickey. She was also preceded in death by her husband Doyle D. Vann, her daughter Sue Vann Darius, and her son Charles Vann.

She is survived by one son Doyle Vann, Jr. of Sparkman; two daughters, Liz Points of Smackover and Brenda Smith of Haughton, LA; three brothers, James Dickey of Springfield, MO, Clois Dickey of Burns, Maurice Dickey of Wheeling Springs; three sisters, Betty Johnson of Sherwood, Frances West of Columbus, TN, and Hazel Davis of Jonesbourgh, TN; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6PM until 8PM at Benton Funeral Home in Bearden. Funeral services are 10AM Wednesday at Ouachita Baptist Church near Sparkman. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce/Bearden. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net .

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501 West 4th Street Fordyce, AR 71742
Tel. (870) 352-3131

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