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Dorothy Smith Vinson

Funeral services were held December 26, 2013, at Santee Methodist Church in Bassfield for Mrs. Dorothy Smith Vinson, age 83, of Laurel, who passed away on December 23 at South Central Regional Hospital in Laurel. Interment followed at Santee Methodist Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Randy Gardner officiated. Pallbearers were Ron Fortenberry, Chris Fortenberry, Byron Speights, Robbie Speights, Paul Anderson and Eric Fortenberry.

Mrs. Dorothy Smith Vinson was born on May 10, 1930, in Columbia, MS. She was the daughter of Sidney Eugene Enlow and Earlene Delancey Enlow. She worked as a beautician in Bassfield for several years, and then she was a stay at home mother and grandmother. She was a member of Santee Methodist Church.

Mrs. Vinson is survived by son, Gary Smith (Shirley) of Bassfield; daughter, Linda Fortenberry (Ronnie) of Laurel; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and brother, Bobby Enlow of Magnolia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter and one brother.