Syble Wright Vinson, 85, of Rye, passed away on June 23, 2018 at her home.
She was born on October 7, 1932 in Jefferson County to the late Clyde Wright and Mary Esker Adair Wright.
The widow of Joy (J.D.) Vinson, Mrs. Vinson retired from Burlington Industries and was a very faithful member of Enon Missionary Baptist Church at Rye where she served as their pianist for more than 60 years. She also taught Sunday school, Bible school and served as music youth music director at one time.
Mrs. Vinson was a lover of music and loved cooking for her family and friends. She cooked for an army of family and friends many times. She loved sports, was an avid Arkansas Razorback fan and could get rather stirred up at games occasionally. She also loved watching her grandchildren play sports. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and was very devoted to her family and church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Jones; a granddaughter, Becky Vinson; three brothers, W. C. Wright, Richard Wright and Carlton H. Wright; and one sister, Virginia Wright Sullivan.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Vinson and wife Vickie and Jeremy Vinson and wife Angila, all of Rye, and Kenneth West and wife Barbara of Sheridan; one daughter, Mary Lydia Jones and husband Everett of Monticello; two brothers, Damon Wright and Jerry Adair and wife Judy, both of Rye; nine grandchildren, Brad Jones and wife Amy, Tammie Penland and husband Adam, Amber Middleton and husband D. J., Vincent Vinson, Vannessa Vinson, Paige Blackstock, Carter Vinson, Kenny West and Shane West; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 27 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 28 at 2 p.m. at Enon Missionary Baptist Church at Rye. Burial will be at Union Cemetery at Rye.