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December 30, 2013

Hershall Clifton Vinson

Oct. 6, 1916 — Dec. 29, 2013

DUNCAN — Hershall C. Vinson, 97, of Duncan, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Marlow Manor Care Center.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at the Carter-Smart Funeral Home Chapel with Gean Patterson officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.

Hershall was born Oct. 6, 1916, in Allen to Claud and Callie (Cox) Vinson. He worked for Mobil Oil Co., retiring in 1979. Hershall married Ina Marie Dial Oct. 22, 1938, in Allen. She preceded him in death April 11, 1993. He later married Joe Laura May 5, 1997, and she preceded him in death Feb. 20, 2010.

Survivors include two sons David Vinson and his wife Mary of Duncan, Ralph Vinson and his wife Jeannie of Hennessey; a sister Jeanita Richardson and husband Max of Hennessey; grandchildren Russell, Mike, Chris, Michael, Diana, Dustin, Chasity, Casey and Todd, and several great and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Ina Marie and Joe Laura; a son Glen Dale Vinson; his parents Claud and Callie Vinson and a brother Ondus Vinson.

Pallbearers will be Jaci Vinson, Rowdy Vinson, Dustin Vinson, Mike Vinson, Fred Bauch and Todd Vinson.

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