Alice Vinson, 65, of Morganfield, died Wednesday, March 4, at 4:35 a.m. at the home of her son, Terry Joe Vinson, where she resided.
Vinson was born April 26, 1932 to Vernie and Kitty Quartermous in Crittenden County.
Her favorite pastime was fishing in her free time during the 26 years she was employed as a resident advisor at the Job Corps Center. She had also been a den mother for Cub Scout Pack 232, and hadperformed with the "Hill-William Jamboree" on WPAD Paducah Broadcasting Company in Paducah, Ky.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Gordon T. and Treva Vinson, of San Benito, Tex., and Terry Joe and Julie Vinson, of Morganfield; three sisters, Velda Clark, of Sullivan, and Essie and Bessie Gibson, both of Clay; three grandchildren, Michael, Amanda and Mitchell Vinson;
and one great-grandchild, Bradley Michael Vinson.
Funeral services were held Friday, at 1 p.m. at the Whitsell Funeral Home in Morganfield with Brother Robert Phillips officiating. Burial was in Baker Cemetery in Crittenden County.
Union Co Advocate - Mar 11, 1998


July 15, 1925
Henry C. Vinson Claimed By Death
Prominent Citizen Of Cadiz Passes Away After Brief Illness
Funeral and Burial This Afternoon At Old Home Place West of Cadiz
Mr. Henry Cullen Vinson, retired farmer and one of the county's most prominent citizens died yesterday morning at 10:30 at the home of his son, John R. Vinson, on East Main street in Cadiz.
Mr. Vinson as taken sick Friday night at his room in the Hooks flats, but was able to go to the hotel for his breakfast Saturday morning, but ate very little. He was also at dinner, but still feeling badly. He never left his room Sunday, but ate lightly, and was thought to be doing nicely. Monday he was found to be doing no better and was moved to the home of the son. It was not until Tuesday that his condition came alarming and about midnight Tuesday he lost consciousness and continued to grow weaker until death came yesterday morning.
Mr. Vinson had shown signs of failing health for some months past, but it was little thought by his friends and associates that the end was so near.
Mr. Vinson was born in Stewart county, Tenn., near where Rushing Creek Church now stands, on the 10th day of April 1847, being seventy eight years of age last April. He was the son of Thomas Vinson.
The family moved to Trigg county when he was quite small, and he had spent the remainder of his life here except seven years spent in Arkansas. He moved to Arkansas and located in Lone Oak county, in 1870 and returned to the county in 1877.
Mr. Vinson was married November 9th, 1865, to Mary Catherine Sumner, and to this union five children were born, Jesse, the only one dead, passed away November 10th, 1915, and the surviving children are A. Thomas Vinson, and Mrs. B. Ira Thomas near Gracey; John R. Vinson, Mayor of Cadiz and cashier of the Cadiz Bank & Trust Company, and Clyde H. Vinson, of J. H. Anderson & Co. in Hopkinsville.
What is known as the Vinson farm, now owned by the grand son, Carey H. Vinson, three miles west of Cadiz, was bought by Mr. Vinson in 1886, after he had lived for five years on the Greenwade farm near Roaring Spring and which is now owned by W. L. Golladay.
Mr. Vinson moved to the place January 13, 1887, and resided there until a year after the death of his wife, which took place in 1920. He then sold the farm to the grand son, and for about two years past has resided in Cadiz.
When a young man he united with the Baptist church at Donaldson creek, but for many years past had held his membership at Oak Grove and until a few years ago had been an officer for the church for years.
For years Mr. Vinson was recognized as one of the leading farmers of the county. He was a man of industry and energy and always lived an active life and loved his farm and made a success in operating it.
Few homes in all Trigg county entertained more friends than were entertained at the Vinson home. Hospitality was dispensed most bountifully, and Mr. Vinson delighted in the company of his friends and enjoyed in having them with him.
With convictions positive and unmistakable upon all questions, he concede to others the right to think and act as they pleased, and when it came to a question of right, it was no trouble to find him on the right side of all questions.
He was a devoted husband, a kind father, a good neighbor and friend, and until he moved away he was a recognized leader in his community.
This afternoon the remains will be taken to the old home place where Carey H. Vinson now resides three miles west of Cadiz and the funeral service will be held at three o'clock in the beautiful shady yard, conducted by his long time friend and pastor, Rev. John T. Cunningham, of Princeton, assisted by Dr. W. E. Mitchell, pastor of the Cadiz Baptist Church.
Burial will follow at the family burying ground just west of the residence on the hill.
The pallbearers will be three sons, Messrs. Tom, John and Clyde Vinson, and three grand sons, Messrs. Clifford and Henry Thomas and Carey H. Vinson.
Cadiz Record


Father of Golden Pond Man Dies Thursday
J.E. VINSON, 86, died Thursday of last week.
Funeral Services were conducted Sunday afternoon at Hopkinsville with burial being made in Trenton. Mr. Vinson was born October 04, 1864 near Elkton and operated a farm for many years there.
Nine children survive him. They are Jack Vinson of Golden Pond, Fay Vinson, Mrs. Icy Gentry and Earl Vinson of
Hopkinsville; Newton Vinson, Mrs. Nannie Smith, Mrs. Allie Bates and Mrs. G.F. Allen of Akron, Ohio and Mrs. Beatrice
O'Daniel of Fairview. He also leaves a large number of grandchildren.
Cadiz Record Feb 08. 1951


John R. Vinson Sr. Dies; Rites Today 1962 CADIZ, Ky. (AP) John Robert Vinson Sr., 91, who once served as Mayor of
Cadiz for 20 years, died Monday after becoming ill at his farm home.
Vinson had been a member of Cadiz Masonic Lodge for
56 years and was the oldest member of Cadiz Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter. Services will be
held Tuesday. Cadiz Record - 1962


Terry Vinson, 45, Fredonia died at 10;20 a.m. May 2, 1998. A native of Caldwell Co. he was born Jan 6, 1953, the son of C.T.Vinson and Marlene Coursey, Caldwell Co.

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