Deborah Vassar

Friday, July 29, 2016

Deborah Kay Vassar, 56, of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, July 28, 2016 at St Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Lucille Hearty Vassar and had been a lifelong Manila resident. Debbie was employed by Manila Nursing Center with 38 years of service and was a past recipient of the Arkansas Certified Nurses Aide of the Year Award. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Mae Miles.

Mrs. Vassar leaves behind,

Her daughter, Kaylee Vassar of Manila

Five brothers, Bobby Vassar C.L. Vassar, both of Heartford, Mich., Jerry Vassar of Manila, Phillip Vassar of Jonesboro, Terry Vassar of Manila;

Two sisters, Bonnie Estes of Mammoth Springs, Ark., Linda Coleman of Manila.

Funeral Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with the Rev. William Vassar and Robbie Vassar officiating. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Sunday afternoon from 1 p.m. until service time.

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