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Wilma Vann

d. August 27, 2017

Wilma Ruth Vann (née Isham) died peacefully in her sleep at home in on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Kaufman, Texas at the age of 84.

Ruth is survived by her children, Kathy Vann of Kaufman, Peggy Smith and husband Rick of Nacogdoches, Robert Vann and wife Patricia of Wills Point, and Gary Vann of Kaufman; her sister, Merle Epperson of Terrell; her grandchildren April Strick and husband Steve, Leslie Anders and her husband Wade, Chrystal Adams and her husband Scott, Brittany Hammond and her husband Casey, Katie Robinette and her husband Robert, Hunter Smith, Rachel Vann, Melanie Vann, Holly Vann, and Josh Smalley; great grandchildren, Kaleb Stokes, Layla Vaughn, Jack Robinette, Hadley Hammond, Iris Adams and Jacob Stokes. She is preceded in death by her parents, William "Bill" and Myrtle Isham of Terrell; sisters Billie Tarpley and Nelda Clemmons, both of Terrell; sons Stephen Vann and William Vann, both if Wills Point; and grandson, Jason Mott of Kaufman.

Ruth was born on August 5, 1933} in Hunt county to William "Bill" and Myrtle Isham. Her family remembers her as a generous woman, who was very dedicated to her family.

Ruth was accomplished at hand sewing and often made clothes for herself, her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and doing word puzzles. She was a witty individual who loved reminiscing and talking about old times.

Graveside service at Locust Grove Cemetery in Kaufman County on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Wade Anders officiating.

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