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Anita (Purcell) Vinson

February 2, 1941 — August 2, 2020

Granbury, Texas

Anita Vinson age 79, of Granbury, passed away on August 2, 2020 at Granbury Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M., Friday, August 7, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Meridian. Rev. Richard Creech will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M., Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian. Burial will be in the Clifton Memorial Park Cemetery in Clifton, Texas. Pallbearers will be Thad Purcell, Justin Wimberley, Scott Vinson, Wayne Vinson, John Vinson, and Mark Vinson.

Anita was born February 2, 1941 in Taylor, TX to Eugene and Irene Purcell, she graduated from Dublin High School in 1958. Anita married Darrell W. Vinson in September of 1966. She was a devoted wife and mother to her family. She loved her family and friends showering them with her love, gentle words and a kind touch. She especially love loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to shop, read and watch the PRCA (Pro Rodeo) in person and on television. She loved animals of all kinds, Especially her dogs, Summer, Jamie, Sophie and Rusty. She also loved to sit at the breakfast table and watch the wildlife through the window.

Anita was preceded in death by: her parents: Eugene and Irene Purcell; Brothers: Clark and Joe Purcell.

Survivors: Her husband of 54 years, Darrell W. Vinson; sons, Scott Vinson and wife Michele, Wayne Vinson and wife Laura, Mark Vinson: Daughter: Tracee Vinson: Grandchildren: Jessica Vinson, Pate Vinson and wife Amanda, Layne Vinson and wife Kassy, Jillian (Jill) Wimberley and husband Justin, Sean Vinson, Ashley Vinson. Great grandchildren: Aiden, Alexandra, Annika Wimberley, Austin, Alina, and Andrew Vinson.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Anita's name to:


Arrangements were made by Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 7, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Meridian First Baptist Church

207 North Hill Street, Meridian, TX 76665

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