Marcella Duggur Vick

Monday, January 16, 2017
Marcella Duggur Vick

Marcella Duggur Vick, 81, of Pocahontas, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Olive Hill, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Harve Edward and Virgie Belle Phillips Downing and was raised in the Lost Cane community near Manila. She moved to Pocahontas in 1972 and had worked for Pro Group Manufacturing for many years and later retired from Superior Care. She received her GED at the age of 60, then received an associates degree from Black River Technical College.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Tommy Duggur and Johnny "Angel" Vick. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Duggur; four brothers, Quentin Downing, Harry Downing, Russell Downing, Cecil Downing; and two sisters, Hazel Rhea and Willie Reed.

Survivors include three daughters, Sheila McCall (Tony) of Jonesboro, Pamela Sorg (fiance Robert Martin) of Pocahontas and Karen Carr of Olive Branch, Miss.; two stepsons, Johnny Vick (Patty) and Steve Vick (Lori) all of Pottsville; two stepdaughters, Connie Caldwell (Ralph) of Russellville and

Karen Bryant (Larry) of Pottsville; one sister, Nellie Copeland of Kennett, Mo. She also leaves seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Jerry Cochran and Rev. Tony McCall officiating. Burial followed in Manila Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Justin Julian, Toby Lane, Rocklan McCall, Jonathan McCall, Avery Carr and Jeremy Earley.

The family received visitors Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

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