- Mini Penny
Jack Vinson, 73, of Wister, formerly of Heavener, died Friday, March 30, in Wister. Jack was born July 17, 1938, in Stapp to Albert and Christine (Dorsey) Vinson. He was a member of Heavener First Baptist Church, a KCS Railroad retiree, Heavener High School graduate and Vietnam veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Delois (Williams) Vinson; three daughters, Skyla Duncan and husband Hugh of Heavener, Jackie Ryals and husband Glyn of Tahlequah, and Michele Frederickson and husband David of Hodgen; two sons, Gene Blackwell and wife Tina of Heavener, Byron Vinson and wife Jacki of Wilburton; two sisters, Frankie Simpkins of Poteau and Lucretia Frost and husband Donald of Heavener; a brother, Cliff Vinson and wife Linda of Heavener; 12 grandchildren, Eddie, Hannah and Jessie Blackwell, Chris and Kayla Duncan, Dusty Chance and Cody Ryals, Ward and Ladd Vinson and Jake and Coy Frederickson; four nieces and two nephews.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 5, at First Baptist Church, Heavener, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.