Julius Robert Pinkston

Julius Robert Pinkston

Birth
Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Death 16 Feb 1998 (aged 66)
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 5831125 · View Source
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Julius Robert Pinkston

Julius Robert Pinkston, 66, of Greenwood, died of heart failure Monday, February 16, 1998, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.

Mr. Pinkston was born in Carroll County. He was a graduate of Vaiden High School and had served in the Korean War. He moved to Greenwood in 1954 and was associated with The Dr. Pepper Bottling Company. He had the Pepsi Cola Distributorship in Greenwood for several years. For eight years he worked for Morman Feed Company as a salesman and had been associated with Ferguson Sand and Gravel since 1992. He was a member of Shongalo Presbyterian Church of Vaiden, Blackhawk Hunting Club and a member of the V.F.W.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb, 18, at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Toby Yelverton officiating. Burial was in Vaiden Cemetery.

Mr. Pinkston is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sara Hodges Pinkston of Greenwood; his mother, Mrs. Eva Gober Pinkston of Vaiden; one brother, James Pinkston of Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Sara Williams of Mobile, Ala., Mrs. Martha Milner of Vaiden; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Ricky Pinkston, Billy Pinkston, Houston Baker, Michael Todd Avant, Donald Shelton, Junior Funderburk, Marion Boggs, and Benny McClellan.

Honorary pallbearers were Doug Avant, Jesse Ferguson, Bill Ferguson, and Harry Sparkman.

Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association.

Wilson & Knight Funeral, Inc. of Greenwood was in charge of arrangements.

The Winona Times
Winona, MS
February 19, 1998


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  • Created by: Ron Collins
  • Added: 8 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5831125
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julius Robert Pinkston (19 Feb 1931–16 Feb 1998), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5831125, citing Vaiden Cemetery, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ron Collins (contributor 14149965) .