Paul Shirley Vassar

Wednesday, January 17, 2007


Paul Shirley Vassar, 71, of Manila, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 31, 1935, in Manila, he was the son of the late Cecil and Jessie Flora Vassar and was a lifelong resident.

Mr. Vassar is survived by his sisters, Janice Veach of Manila and Barbara Camp of Southaven, Miss., and several nieces and nephews.

The family received visitors Sunday evening at Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila. Private funeral services were conducted by Rev. Ferrell Duffel, pastor of Manila First Baptist Church.

Friends may e-mail condolences to the family at

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Manila First Baptist Church Life Center Debt Retirement at 320 South Baltimore, Manila, AR 72442.