HAMPTON - James O. "Joe"Vann,66, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 29, 2013. He was born July 22, 1947 in Newport News, VA. He attended G. W. Carver, High School, Newport News, VA class of 1966. He was a U. S. Army
Veteran and served in the Vietnam War
. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Frank J. and Annie Mae Vann, and brother Carl R. Vann. He leaves to cherish his loving memories, his wife Vivian R. Vann, daughters; Stephanie Beale(Timmy) and Tomeka Dowling(Sherard) and son James Lamont Vann(Syreeta), five grandchildren: Bryanna Gumbs, Dominique and Isaiah Dowling, Karimah Beale and Marquise Vann. One brother, Frankie Vann(Rodgerline), two sisters; Diana Hill(Oliver) and Denise Vann, and a host of other family and friends. Viewing will be held from Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from Noon until 6:00 PM at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, December 5,2013 at New Life Church 1525 Power Plant Parkway, Hampton, VA. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens.