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Robert “Bob” McKinney
Robert “Bob” Barton McKinney, 78, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015. His funeral was held Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Pinkard Funeral Home, in Haleyville. Dr. T.B. Stringfellow officiated the service. Burial followed in Winston Memorial Cemetery.
Bob was born July 6, 1936, in Thomaston. He married Harriett Caldwell on July 28, 1956.
Bob worked in the mobile home industry for 45 years, including Frontier Homes and many others. He was a member at Union Grove Church. He was also a deacon for 40 years.
Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Vera McKinney; his father Johnny McKinney and brothers, Archie and Tommy McKinney.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Harriett; children, Joan (Kenny) Elliott, Johnny (Naomi) McKinney, James (Bridget) McKinney, Jerry (Susan) McKinney, Jeff (Tammy) McKinney, Jason (Lindsey) McKinney, Debra (Craig) Purser and Jennifer (James) Green; 16 grandchildren, Brandy Reese, Nikki Ivie, Aislinn McKinney, Samuel McKinney, Bryant (Ashley) McKinney, Jada McKinney, Daniel McKinney, Sarah McKinney, Talon (Katie) McKinney, Skye McKinney, Scout McKinney, Alis (Riley) Welborn, Amber Hutcheson, Steven Hutcheson, Ashton Adair and Clayton Green; three great-grandchildren, Garret Mc-Kinney, Jackson Reese and Harper Welborn; brother, Henry McKinney; sisters, Clarice, Johnnie, Faye and Pauline and a host of nieces and nephews.
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Elsie Vinson
Elsie Vinson, 92, passed away Sunday, June, 28, 2015.   Her funeral service was conducted Thursday, July 2, 2015, at St. Paul Baptist Church, Phil Campbell.    Bro. Dennis Stewart officiated.  Burial was  in the adjacent ce-metery, with Pinkard Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers were Jerry Howard Jr., Mark Howard, Buddy Smith, Ricky Phifer, Andy Pounders and Jerry Vinson.
She was born Oct. 26, 1922, to Robert and Rushie Porter Wimberly.  She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church.
“Miss Elsie” loved gardening, and was noted for her chocolate and coconut pies which were always popular at church functions.  She was and animal lover and took in many abandoned cats and dogs through the years.
Preceding her in death was her husband of 57 years Bruce Vinson; brother, George Wimberly and sisters, Irene Vinson, Flora Martin and Deanie Miesen.
Survivors include daughter, Shirley Vinson (Jerry) Howard; sister, Betty Hardy; step-grandchildren, Diya (Tim) LeDuc, Jerry Howard, Jr., Scott Howard and Mark (Jamie) Howard; step great-grandchildren, Brook Howard, Matthew Howard, Anna LeDuc, Emily LeDuc, Wyatt Howard, Colin Howard; numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 246 Turkey Creek Road, Phil Campbell, Alabama 35581, or Colbert County Animal Control, Attn: Judie Nichols, 5010 Missouri Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama, 35674.
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Robert “Bob” Junior Sutton
Robert “Bob” Junior Sutton, 77, of Haleyville passed away  Saturday, June 27, 2015. His funeral  service was held Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Nichols Funeral Home-Haleyville
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