Don Edward McVey

Thursday, March 2, 2006

Born 5-19-1932 -- Died 2-19-2006

Don Edward McVey of Salem, son of the late Aaron and Jane Foust McVey, was born on May 19, 1932, in Oxford, Ark.

He died Feb. 19, 2006, at Salem, at the age of 73.

McVey was united in marriage to Jo Beams in September 1955, in Austin, Texas.

He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a past member of the Masonic Lodge. He was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna Jo McVey of Vilonia, Ark., and Lisa Westerman of Texas; a sister, Jewell Yancey of Wenatchee, Wash.; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; a brother, Cleo McVey; and three sisters, Betty Sue McVey, Tressie Harris and Ella Faye McCandlis Gunnell.

Graveside services were held at the Oxford Cemetery in Oxford Feb. 23 with Bro Van Brown officiating.

Services were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.