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John Terry Villneff


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John Terry Villneff Obituary
John Terry Villneff, 62

John "Scooter" Terry Villneff was born May 4, 1950 and died August 8, 2012. He gave his life protecting his grandchild from getting shot by people who broke into daughter's house next door.

John was a Vietnam veteran with 2 purple hearts. He served in the Marines for 4 years and the rest of his Military career was in the Navy.

He is survived by his children; Michael Villneff, Melissa Villneff and Dana Howard, all from Detroit. Grandchildren; Patrick, Terrance, Alexandria and Sean Villneff and Jalen, Robin, Kayla, Diamond, Christipher, Deanna, Johnathan and Caleb Howard. His parents, James and Evelyn Villneff of Dolph Arkansas. Sisters, Pat Blair of Salem, Arkansas, Yvonne Adamsom, south of Yellville, Kathy Goodwin of London, England, Marilyn Hicks, and Joanie Rosson of Mountain Home. He was preceded in death by his father Paul Sperry, his brother Jerry Villneff , a nephew Jerry Hicks, Jr., a niece Elizabeth Villneff, and all of his grandparents.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Swanson Funeral Home in Detroit. Pallbearer are Patrick Villneff, Chris Howard, Gearld Villneff Jr., Michael Villneff, Jerry Hicks, David Rosson and Robert Howard.

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Published in Baxter Bulletin on Aug. 14, 2012
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