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Erma Jean Rhinehart Vent

Carlisle, AR, 1941 - 2022

Erma Jean Rhinehart Vent, 81, of Carlisle passed away quietly in her home the morning of November 5.
Preceding her in death, her parents, Hurshel and Polly Rhinehart, her sister Bertie Sue (Susan) Nixon and her grandson, Jeffery David Baker, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Paul Vent; her daughters Paula (Brian) Cogburn of Malvern with grandson Caleb; Tonya (Jeff) Baker of Snake Island with granddaughter Aspen (Jacob Hanks); her sister Sammie JoAnn (Roger) Roach of Petersburg, Mich.; and a host of nieces, nephews and a community that she loved as much as family.
Jean's life was filled with caring for others, something she was so very passionate about. She was a nurse at Stuttgart Memorial Hospital, Zimmerman's Nursing Home, and for Dr. Jack Pritchard early in life. She was the definition of a true southern matriarch ensuring no one left her presence hungry, sad, or feeling unloved. The memories she made with her grandchildren is what she held to the most.
We'd like to specially thank Gentiva Hospice and Jennifer Baker-Tew for taking such good care of Momma the last few weeks of her life. Our family has been truly blessed by your compassion.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at Flynn Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke, Ark.
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Published November 8, 2022

Boyd Funeral Home
207 E. Second St., Lonoke, AR
Phone: 501-676-2375