Funeral service for Mr. Earl J. Vann age 94, of Vanntown, will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 pm at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Benny Berry officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery beside his wife Rachel Towry Vann who passed away in 1995. Mr. Vann passed away Wednesday at Lincoln Medical Center.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late William Aaron and Martha Spates Vann. He was a farmer, former magistrate for Lincoln County and a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughters Sherry Abboud and husband Brett, Joan Vann all of Vanntown, grandsons Justin Logan, Jared Logan both of Murfreesboro, Joshua Tucker of Kailua, Hawaii and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with his parents and wife, Mr. Vann was preceded in death by his children Seldon Joseph Earl Vann, Jr., Donna Lynn Vann, brothers William Lawrence Vann and Chalmus Vann, sisters Annie Belle Gardner, Fannie Estelle Powell and Samantha Novella Tunstill.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 5 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.