Elizabeth "Tootsie" Vinson, 90, passed away Sun., Feb. 08, 2015 at Woodbury Nursing Center following an extended illness. She was a native Chattanooga, TN.
She is survived by her special nephew whom she raised: Bryan Davenport, New York, NY.; sister: Vida Thompson of Pleasant View; nieces and nephews: Teena Smithson, Anne Maskell, Blanche Davis, Ike Vinson, III, Suzanne Dixon, Janie Ivan, Martha Miller & Donald Thompson.
Vinson was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac "Ike" & Leathie Cummings Vinson; husband, Joe Davenport; Siblings, Mazel Killough, Annie Hooper, Effie Alean Bowman, Blanche Wise and Ike "Bully" Vinson, II; Nieces and Nephews, Omijean Shope, Virginia Smotherman, Issac "Bud" Duggin, Oran Duggin, Barbara Davis, Charles Vinson, Benjamin Wise, Carol Ann Dixon, Wayne Thompson and Tommy Thompson.
Elizabeth was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ. She was retired from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. After returning to Woodbury, she worked with her niece and nephew, Teena and Arna Smithson at Piggly Wiggly.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4 pm to 8 pm Thursday, February 12, 2015.
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