Marty Vann, 51, of the Chumuckla Community, passed away on May 24, 2009 at his residence.
Marty was a native and lifelong resident of the Chumuckla Community and a member of the Chumuckla Pentecostal Holiness Church. Marty will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, and friend. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved dirt track racing.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Vann; son, Nickolas Vann; stepchildren, Kimberly Moye of Atmore, AL, Misty Trumph of McDavid, Fl, Ben (Jamie) Ellison of Chumuckla, and Adam (Nikki) Ellison of Chumuckla; grandson, Joshua Trenton Vann; 7 step grandchildren; mother, Nelline Polk; father, Bill (Mildred) Vann; brother, John (Karen) Vann of Chumuckla; mother-in-law, Lois Freeman of Jay; 2 special friends, Doug Downing and Shelby Edwards.
Active Pallbearers will be Doug Hatfield, Allan Kilpatrick, Roger Campbell, Ricky Campbell, Ben Ellison, and Adam Ellison. Honorary Pallbearers will be John Leonard, Greg Enfinger, James Earl Carnley, Winchell Whitsett, and Brandon Kilpatrick.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Elizabeth Chapel United Methodist Church in Chumuckla. Services will be held on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. also at the church. Rev. Ira Decker and Bro. Fred Lane will officiate. Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Pensacola News Journal on 5/27/2009