Vines, Morris Dean
Birth: 9-25-1938
Death: 6-25-2021
Comments: Metal marker at time of survey; full dates from obituary
Burial: Union Cemetery
Notes: Originally recorded in a survey on 6-25-2021 and updated on 10-27-2021.
Obituary: On Friday, June 25, 2021, Morris Dean Vines, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, lovingly called “Papa”, passed away in Dallas, Texas at the age of 82. He was born September 25, 1938, in Bodcaw, Arkansas, the son of Earl C. and Ruby Dorman Vines. He was retired from Red River Army Depot, and was a member of Union Baptist Church in Bodcaw, Arkansas. He was an ordained deacon. On May 17, 1957, he married the love of his life, his high school sweetheart, Carolyn Joy Butler. He was known for his quick wit, his unique sense of humor, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit. He is preceded in death by his parents. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Carolyn Joy Vines of Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Cheryl Terry (Rick) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, and Tonya Brown (Barry) of Dallas, Texas; one son, Morris Vines II (Sheila) of Huntsville, Arkansas. Five grandsons: Jacob Elliot, Peyton Terry (Lauren), Hunter Vines (Jacie), Cade Vines, and James Brown. Four great-grandchildren: Ava Elliott, Ethan Elliott, Asher Elliott, and Harper Terry. Two sisters, Morine Butler of Longview, Texas and Brenda Eggleston of Galax, Virginia. A private graveside service will be held at Union Cemetery, Bodcaw, Arkansas. Bro. Joe Brown will officiate under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Funeral Home of Hope, Arkansas, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online condolences:

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