Obituary for Mary Lucy Hale Vinson, wife of Rufus Vinson
Lake Charles, La. - Mary Hale Vinson, 83 of Lake Charles died at 11:35 p.m., July
24,1980, in Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.
She was a retired manager of a trailer park in Lake Charles and had lived in Lake Charles
for a number of years. She was a native of Colfax, La. Survivors include seven sons, J.T.
Vinson Sr. of Alexandria, Odell Vinson, Huey Vinson Sr., Frank C. Vinson and Herman
Vinson, all of Lake Charles, Lavelle Vinson of Iowa, Scottie Vinson Sr. of Westlake; three
daughters, Melba Ruth Carroll of Lake Charles, Zennie Mary Webb of Westlake, Nellie Thiels
of Pointe A La Hache; one brother, Lonnie Hale of Epps; two sisters, Lathey Butts of
Monroe, Zennie Grant of Bossier City; 45 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and three
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Hixson. Burial will be in Bethel
Cemetery with graveside services at 5 p.m.
Note: Rufus and his Wife, Mary L. are both Buried in Bethel Cemetery,
which is located east of Colfax Louisiana(Grant Parish), On highway 8,
in Grant Parish.