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Barbara Sue Vinson
December 30, 1946 - September 30, 2022

Barbara Sue Long Vinson departed this life September 30, 2022 at NEA Baptist Hospital at the age of 75 years and 9 months. She was born December 30, 1946 in Trumann, Arkansas and was the daughter of Talmadge Long SR and Viva Long. She was preceded in death by her beloved son Jerald Lynn Vinson; her parents and brother Terry Joe Long.       As a seventeen year old bride she followed her husband through the Airforce, first to Denver, Colorado, then to Paris, France, then back to Trumann where she lived, raised a family, and went to church. She was a hair stylist for 29 years. She loved swimming, boating, fishing, Elvis music, and all kinds of gospel music. “We will miss her sweet smile and all of her good humor. Most of all I will miss her friendship for she was my best friend and the wife that saw after her children and me, her husband. May you rest now, love of my life.”          She leaves behind her husband Jerry Vinson after 58 years, 4 and a half months of marriage; one daughter, Coleen Lamb of Jonesboro; one brother, Talmadge Long, Jr. of Pocahontas, AR; one granddaughter, Meghan Kenley of Trumann; one grandson McKay Qualls of Jonesboro; and two great granddaughters, Emmie and Maggie Kenley of Trumann.       The family will receive friends Monday, October 3, 2022 from 1:00 to 200 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  Graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Arkansas with Bro. Robert F. Davis Jr. officiating.      In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering is optional and social distancing will be observed.      An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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  1. Alice Harrison, TRumann, Ar says

    So sad to hear of Barbara’s passing. So sorry we were not able to be there today for Jerry & family. We know from being their neighbor and friends for many years how much she loved and adored Jerry, Colleen, Lynn, and grandchildren. The family will be in our thoughts & prayers.

  2. Chuck and Shaunda goodson, Jonesboro says

    Sending love and prayers to the family.

  3. Mary Lee Brock Cunningham , 72404 says

    So sad to read of Barbara's passing. She was always a beauty as we were growing up. I know she was loved deeply by so many friends as well as by her family. May God help you all.

  4. Dorothy Byford, Jonesboro says

    Jerry and Family, We are so sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. Our deepest condolences to you all. May God surround you with his love and grace until you meet again. In Sympathy, Junior and Dorothy Byford

  5. Neal Vickers , Jonesboro says

    Our condolences. Jerry and Coleen, you are in our prayers.

  6. Stan and Sharon Cragg, Conway, AR says

    Prayers for all family and friends. Barbara was such a beautiful soul. Peaceful rest…

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