AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on May 12, 2002, at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Mr. Walter Vinson of Hester Street. Funeral services will be on Saturday, May 18, 2002, at 11 a.m., from Peoples Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. Dr. Lugenia Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Crawford Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at 10 a.m., at the residence of his niece Mrs. Joan Vinson Grambling, 2333 Ridge Road. The family will receive friends at Peoples Funeral Home Friday, May 17, 2002, from 7 until 8p.m. He leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Ms. Deloine Vinson; six sons, Mr. Calvin L. Robbins, Mr. Walter E. Vinson, Mr. Ronald L. Vinson, Mr. Kenneth E. Vinson, all of Augusta, Mr. Marcus Vinson Washington, D.C., and Mr. Anthony Vinson Charlotte, N.C.; one brother, Mr. Francis Lows Vinson; a dear friend, Mrs. Mary Weathers; four nieces, Joan V. Grambling, Sadie Vinson, Lannie Covin and Shirley Fields; two nephews, Robert Gibson and Samuel Vinson; "a special daughter" Penny Porter; a host of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Peoples Funeral Home, 724-1885.
The Augusta Chronicle May 17, 2002