Jean Drake Vinson

Published 9:20 pm Sunday, November 20, 2011

FRANKLIN–Jean Drake Vinson, 89, widow of Tommie Vinson, passed away November 18, 2011.
Mrs. Vinson was born in Newsoms, VA, a daughter of the late James Thomas and Mable Whitley Drake. She was also predeceased by her son, J. Wilson Vinson, brothers, Andrew and Harry Drake and sisters, Emma Leigh Matthews and Madge Fowler. She was a member of Franklin Baptist Church and the Carrie Camp Circle and was a long time voter registrar volunteer.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Barbara Gray and husband, Lonnie, daughter-in-law, Mary Lee Vinson, grandsons, Brad Bradshaw, Douglas Vinson, and David Vinson and great grandchildren, Rachel and Matthew Bradshaw.
The funeral will be held at 2 PM Monday, November 21, 2011 at Wright Funeral Home with Rev. Sharon James officiating. Burial will follow in Southampton Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and suggest memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.