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Wallace Austin Vannatta

Thursday, December 28, 2006

Born 7-3-1928 -- Died 12-17-2006

Wallace Austin Vannatta, of Camp, Ark., son of the late Otis Lee and Hope Isabelle (Glass) Vannatta, was born July 3, 1928, in Fort Worth, Texas.

He died Dec. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 78.

He was united in marriage to Florence Marie Barr in August of 1965, at Memphis, Tenn.

He worked as an electronics mechanic.

He served his country in the United States Navy for nearly 20 years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

He was a member of the VFW Post 15004 at Mountain Home, Ark.

Survivors include two brothers, Otis Lee Vannatta Jr., and wife Shirley of Fort Worth, Texas, and John Oliver Vannatta and wife Jeri of Longview, Texas; one sister, Sandra Richardson and husband Jack of Camp; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.

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