Thurman Thurl Vest passed away July 25, 2018

Thurman Thurl Vest, son of the late John Wesley and Minnie Ada Banning Vest, was born October 9, 1927 is Boswell, Arkansas. He departed this life July 25, 2018 in Melbourne at the age of 90. He was united in marriage to Eutha Mae Hunt November 7, 1952, and together they raised four children. He was a sawmill worker, cattle farmer, Boeing Aircraft retiree, and spent several summers working alongside Eutha Mae in the orchards around Wenatchee, WA as several in the central AR area did at that time. He worshipped God as a member of the Melbourne Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Earthel Vest and Eugene Vest; five sisters: Virgie Rush, Odie Rush, Ruby Sims, Mae Cooper, and Delphia Campbell; one son-in-law: Raymond Linvell; and two grandchildren: Jason Stroud and Amber Lunsford. He is survived by his wife of 65 years: Eutha Mae Vest of Melbourne; two sons: Donnie Vest of Rogers and Time Vest of Melbourne; two daughters: Evelyn Linvell of Newport and Tammy Stroudand husband Rusty of Jonesboro; one sister: Lorene Gillihan of Batesville; ten grandchildren; several great grandchildren, and a host of relatives and good friends.