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Martha Vinson

  Martha Timms Vinson, 91, resident of 71 Vinson Dr. widow of James “Pete” Vinson went to be with her Lord Wednesday Sept. 4, 2019 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC.

  Born in Antreville, SC she was a daughter of the late Joseph Adger Timms and Lillian Baldwin Timms.

  Martha was a retired textile employee having worked for Abbeville Mills and retired from Abbeville Shirt Plant. She was a devoted member of Faith Harvest Fellowship Church. Martha was known for giving out Prayer Pockets and enjoyed working in her garden, canning foods and cooking. She will be missed by her loving family and her many friends.

  Survivors include: a son James Marvin Vinson (Dorothy) of Abbeville, SC; four daughters Brenda Holden of Anderson, SC, Jean McMurtury of Abbeville, SC, Opal Rousey (Roger) of Iva, SC and Janet Hannah (Haynie) of Iva, SC; thirteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a sister-in-law Henrietta Timms of Abbeville, SC.

  She was the last member of her immediate family.

  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday Sept. 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Revs. Michael Ford and Jeff Sparkman officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

  The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 10:00 until 11:00 at the funeral home prior to services. The family is at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Roger Rousey, in Iva, SC.

  Memorials in memory of Martha may be made to Unity Pentecostal Fire Baptized Holiness Church, 2001 Elberton Hwy. Iva, SC 29655 or to the Rainey Hospice House of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Rd. Anderson, SC 29621.

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Opal, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. She had a remarkable life and raised you - another exceptional Christian lady (and your siblings). May God give you comfort and peace and wrap his arms around you.

Janet Able Williams Sep 7 2019 12:00 AM

I remember Mrs. Martha and Pete coming to visit my mother when I was just a small boy. I wish to express my sympathy for your loss to John Marvin and all the girls. May God give you peace and comfort.

Bill Morrison Sep 5 2019 12:00 AM

Marvin & family, so sorry to hear of Ms Martha's passing! She was a very sweet lady! I will keep ya'll in my prayers.

Linka Loftis Sep 5 2019 12:00 AM

To all the Vinson Family,
Please know that you all will be in my thoughts and prayers in the loss of your precious mom.

Nancy W. Reece Sep 4 2019 12:00 AM

Sis. Martha was such a Godly woman who was not ashamed to praise the Lord and give her testimony of how He helped her. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends. We will miss her so much at Unity church......she was such a blessing to all of us! Sending love and prayers to all her family......Terry and Darlene Baker

Terry and Darlene Baker Sep 4 2019 12:00 AM

My Deepest Sympathy to you all, during this difficult journey.
The Lord's right beside you, helping hold you up.
She's Finished Her Course and one day we'll meet again.
With Love

Dedra Gilliam Sep 4 2019 12:00 AM