The home going service for Henry Lee Dorn, Jr. age 64, of Little Rock formerly of Malvern, Arkansas will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 1:00 P.M. in the Deliverance Temple Church Of God In Christ. Pastor Larry Babb will be officiating and Rev. Rex Smith will deliver the Eulogy. His earthly body will be laid to rest on the following Monday, October 14, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors. Services are provided by Brandon’s Mortuary, Inc.
Henry Lee Dorn, Jr. was born September 4, 1949 in Sheridan, Arkansas to the late Henry Dorn, Sr. and Inell Paschel Dorn.
His family moved to Malvern at a very young age where he grew up, and he graduated from the Malvern Public Schools. Henry was a member of New Director Baptist Church in Perla, Arkansas.
After graduating from the Malvern Public Schools Henry joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam from March 28 1968 until March 22, 1969 where he received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service medal with Five Bronze Stars, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 50 Devices before receiving his Honorable discharge.
Henry was joined in Holy wedlock to the lovely Cynthia Ann Smith. He was employed with Union Pacific Railroad before becoming disabled. Henry was predeceased by his parents, and his grandmother Mrs Pinkie Pierce who reared him from a very small child.
Henry departed this life on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in the Baptist Health Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.
He leaves to celebrate his life and keep his memories alive his loving wife Cynthia Smith Dorn, of Little Rock, Arkansas; three sons: Tyrone Bealer of Malvern, AR, Henry Laffit Dorn III (Alicia) and Remando Paschal Dorn (Tenishia) all of Little Rock, AR; one daughter Sonya Bealer Arnold (Andre) of Arkadelphia, AR; two step daughter Marinda Witherspoon of Malvern, AR and Inga Dorn-Weaver of Lakeland, Florida one brother, Ronald Dorn of St Louis, MO; two sisters: Betty Mitchell (Clarence) of Sheffield Lake, OH and Mary Ann Cochran (Welton) of Flint, MI; Uncles whom he was reared with James Pierce (Judy) and Gene Pierce both of Malvern, AR; his Father and Mother-in-law George Miller and Florece Smith of Malvern, AR, a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Almer Lee, Micha Smith, Victor Lynn Smith,Bart Smith,Eric Smith, Rex Smith, Malcom Smith and Marty Smith. Active Pallbearers are: Sam Wesley, Joshua Johnson, Truman Danner, Myron Heard, James Larry Smith, Ricky Reed,Donald Ray Smith and Lenny Davenport.