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BETTY JEAN PARKER SPANN

Aug. 5, 1937 – June 15, 2023

Betty Jean Parker Spann, 85, a resident of Greenville, was born on Aug. 5, 1937 and passed away peacefully on June 15, 2023.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, June 20, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Dunklin Funeral Home and Dunklin Funeral Home directing. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, June 20, from 1-2 p.m. at Dunklin Funeral Home.

Mrs. Spann was preceded in death by her father, John Parker; mother, Annie Lee Parker; husband, John T. Spann; brothers, Aubrey Parker and Buddy Parker; and daughter, Sylbia Kay Johnson.

She is survived by her son, Paul McLain of Greenville; grandsons, John (Shauna) Cowles of Lincoln and Tobby (Tiffany Mitchell) Cowles of Houma, La.; grand-daughter, Ashley (Bruce) Hollyfield of Greenville; sister, Joyce Oswald of Greenville; six great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other dearly loved family members.

Pallbearers were John Cowles, Tobby Cowles, Bruce Hollyfield, Cade Lakes, Willis Parker, Jr, and Richard Cowles.

For online condolences, please visit www.dunklinfh.com.

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