NONA PUGH VINSON, 75, died on Nov. 3, 2000 with
interment in Merriman Cemetery near Ranger, TX.
Mrs. Vinson was born in Ranger to David and Mittie
(Burks) Pugh. She attended grade school at Merriman
school which was founded by her grandfather. She
also attended Cooper school and Ranger High School
in the Class of 1942. She married Perry "Buddy"
Vinson in Ranger. She was a member of the Merriman
Baptist Church, and a homemaker, mother & artist.
Survivors at the time of her death include her
husband, Perry "Buddy" Vinson of Ranger; two
daughters Sandra "Sandy" Vinson Yarbrough (RHS-1961)
of Eastland & Sherry Vinson Herrington (RHS-1963)
of Ranger; a son David "Smoky" Vinson (RHS-1964) of
Ranger; a brother, Buck Pugh (RHS-1938) of Ranger;
a sister, Barbara Vinson Wheat (RHS-1948) of Ranger;
six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and
several nieces and nephews.
HUSBAND: PERRY F. "BUDDIE" VINSON, 91, of Ranger, TX
went home to be with his Heavenly Father, June 13,
2013 after a short illness. Burial was at Merriman
Cemetery near Ranger.
Buddie was born March 15, 1922 in Eastland County,
TX to Williams Shirley and Susie Mae Casey Vinson.
He was a life long resident of Ranger. He married
Nona Louise Pugh (RHS-1942) in 1941.
Buddie joined the U.S. Army in 1942 during WWII and
served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater & Philippine
Liberation. Buddie was also a member of the Masons.
Buddie own and operated Vinson TV & Appliance in
Ranger and worked there until he handed the reins
over to his son.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents,
1 brother and 3 sisters.
He is survived by his son David Vinson (RHS-1964) of
Ranger, 2 daughters - Sandy (RHS-1961) and husband
Raymond Yarbrough of Eastland, Sherry (RHS-1963) and
husband Larry Herrington (RHS-1965) of Ranger and a
sister Nellie Sue (RHS-1960) & her husband Terry Warren
of Eastland, 6 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren
and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Buddie is also
survived by a host of other relatives.