Vinson died on Friday, May 22, 2009, at her home in Cadiz from a long illness. She was born on March 23, 1939, in Castle Hill, Maine. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Lillian Randall Sharp.
Vinson was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her three sisters. Vinson is survived by her husband of 49 years, Harold Vinson, also of Cadiz.
She is also survived by two daughters, Selena Vinson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Sheri Lamb of Pocatello, Idaho, and a son-in-law, Albert Lamb, also of Pocatello. Vinson is also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, care of Dee Eggers, at 203 Choctaw Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211, or to Pennyrile Hospice, 220 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.