Cheryl Ann Vinson, 46, of Lake City, died Thursday, July 3, 2008, in Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was born in Hollywood, Calif., on July 4, 1961. She moved to Lake City at age 12. She was an active member of First Assembly of God. She was not only a graduate, but served as secretary for Riverside Elementary for 10 years before she retired.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pearlie Major and Sue Ellen Zimmerman Cummings.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Vinson of the home; a son, Justin Vinson of Jonesboro; a sister and her husband, Barbara and Don Morris of Elko, Nev.; a niece and her husband, Angie and Terry Wood; a nephew, Chisholm Morris; two great nieces and spouse, Kaylie Ann Wood, and Jennifer and Cory Johnson; and a great-great-niece, Abby Wood.
Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church in Lake City with Steve Crawford and Van Gilbert officiating. Burial was in Lake City Cemetery with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were Kevin Austin, Wade Stark, Terry Wood, Jake Gilley, Nickey Fletcher, and Reuben Simpson.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. B.J. Kelley, DaVita nurses and staff, Matt Hill, Roland Cobb, Curtis Goad, Donald Morris, Dick Balfour and Rickey Vinson.
For lasting memorials, the family asks that consideration be given to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis 38105; or to PKD Foundation for Kidney Disease, 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 400, Kansas City, Mo. 64114-3367.