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Betty Sue (Ellison) Venn

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Funeral services for Betty Sue (Ellison) Venn, 72, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Nub Brown officiating.

Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery with Hunter Dixon, Jim Elder, Dillon Whitehurst, Chris Price, Scotty Price and James Ellison serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Dylan Cooper, Vance Sparks, Monte Heady, Kenneth Berkley and Justin Sparks.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the funeral home.

Betty Sue (Ellison) Venn died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab.

She was born in Pickton, the daughter of James Edward Lee and Juanita Ellison.

She married Earnest Wayne Venn Jr. in Sulphur Springs in November 1985. He preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and a member of Winterfield Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Sue Ellen Sparks and husband, Andrew, of Winnsboro and Anita Gail Dixon and husband, James, of Sulphur Springs; a son, Bruce Lee Cooper of Sulphur Springs; two brothers, Thomas Ellison and Benjamin Ellison and wife, Aleen, all of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Linda Faye Heady and husband, Monte, of Zavala and Barbara Jean Berkley and husband, Kenneth, of Perryville;

grandchildren Mandy Elder, Hunter Dixon, James Ellison, Vance Sparks, Justin Sparks and Dylan Cooper; and great-grandchildren Jaylynn Elder, Kaylee Elder, Audrey Elder, Case Ellison and Hollie Sparks.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Lee Ellison.

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