EAST PRAIRIE -- Linda Carol Vinson Sutton, 65, died at 3:10 a.m. July 26, 2008, at her home, following a long battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Born Aug. 12, 1942, in Hickman County, Ky. to the late James Henry and Nina Ferguson Vinson, she lived most of her life in Dorena. Seven years ago, she moved to East Prairie, and she was employed by the East Prairie Nutrition Center for 13 years. She was a member of the Dorena Baptist Church.
On Dec. 21, 1962, at East Prairie, she married John H. Sutton who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons and three daughters-in-law, Hoyt Sutton, Craig and Jennifer Sutton, Benjie and Nikki Sutton and Chris and Cassie Sutton, all of East Prairie; one brother, Leslie Joseph Vinson of Fulton, Ky.; and 13 grandchildren.
One brother, James Vinson preceded her in death.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Sunday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday. Thomas Griffin will officiate. Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park.