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Vera Gann Cary

Vera Gann Cary, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away June 13, 2021, at Peachtree Assisted Living in Mena. She was born on August 25, 1926, to the late Whit Roy Price and Mayoma (White) Price.

Vera loved her country and was very patriotic. She kept a lovely home and was very family oriented. She loved to cook and was always dolled up for every occasion. Her hobbies included bird watching (especially Blue Birds), camping, and square dancing. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mena.

She is survived by her son, Chris Gann and wife Donita of Mena; grandchildren, David Philpot and wife Bernice, Nathan Gann and fiancé Timrie, Michelle Womble, Beth Hackney, James Hackney, and Brooke Garcia and husband Anthony; great-grandchildren, Tristan Garcia, Brynleigh Garcia, Emrie Gann, Greg Philpot, Levi Romine, Ashley Philpot, Kirstie Shaw, and Blake Shaw; great-great-grandchildren, Camille Philpot, and Jaxon Philpot; and best friend, Bob Philpot.

Vera was preceded in death by her parents; three husbands, Nolan Gann, Frank Rostollan, and Johnny Cary; children, Jeanne Gann, Nathan Gann, and Stanley Gann; siblings, Millard Price, Margaret Martin, Kelly Price, Judy Vermillion, Virgie Cartner, Snow Huddleston, and W.D. Price; grandchild, Richard Philpot; and best friend Linda Philpot.

The funeral service for Mrs. Cary will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church in Mena with Dr. Scott Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Mollie Gann Cemetery in Potter, Arkansas under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Nathan Gann, Anthony Garcia, Greg Philpot, Gary Bob Philpot, Scott Teague, and Levi Romine. General visitation will be held at the funeral home.

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