Mr. James Olen Vann; of Erin, TN. Age 81; Passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in Dickson, TN. Mr. Vann was born on June 25, 1935 in Houston County, TN to the late Mr. & Mrs. Alonzo Marshall & Clara Christine (Williams) Vann. In addition to his parents. He was preceded in death by brother; Jerry Vann and sisters, Doris Mathis; and Mildred Forsee; Mr. Vann was a graduate of Erin High School Class of 1954. Jim joined the Army, April 14, 1958. Served in Germany as Specialist and honorably discharged March 1964, after serving in the Reserves as Specialist 5. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Vann; daughters Kathy Bradley (Tim) of Erin, Denice Bailey of Dickson; brothers Glen of Erin, and Marshall Vann of Dickson; sister Patricia Smith of Dickson. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren; Andrew Bailey, Shawn Bradley, Tabitha Marshall, Brandon Bailey, Amber Lamar, Angel Bradley, Joshua Bradley, and Joseph Bradley. 12 Great grandchildren; Addy, Rachel, Kaiden, Jeremiah, Addison, Rogan, Austin, Katie May, Georgie, Rylan, Maggie, Josiah. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel Of Dickson Funeral Home with Pastor Lawrence Golden officiating. Interment will follow at the Center Pointe Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin on Saturday, February 25th from 11:30 until time of service. Arrangements by Dickson Funeral Home, 209 East College Street, Dickson, TN 27055. Phone 614-446-2313. Online condolences may be left at www.dicksonfuneralhome.com.