John “Vance” Coffman

John “Vance” Coffman, 79 of De Valls Bluff died June 10, 2016.  He was born on September 3, 1936 to Farris and Dorothy Coffman.  He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, teacher, loan officer for Commercial Credit and retired from the Arkansas Department of Human Services.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia King Coffman; children, Linda Ludene “Clyde” Coffman and Ronnie Bearden of De Valls Bluff, Gail Adams of Stuttgart, and Debbie Foster of Seattle, Washington; brother, Garry Coffman; sisters, Betty Coffman, Linda Fields, and Brenda Graves; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren and 8 nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in De Valls Bluff .  Memorials may be made to the church.