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Mildred Irene Vinzant, 95, passed away on August 28, 2011 at her home in Alachua, Fla.

She was a member of North Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, enjoyed yard work and flowers always. She maintained a beautiful yard. She babysat children for 30 years and the children she took care of nicknamed her “meemaw.” She was fortunate to have traveled many places with her children.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon Eugene Vinzant.

She is survived by her daughters; Frances Culbreth, Fannie “Ann” (Joseph) Ross, Eugenia Weeks, Janice (Lawrence) Davis and Debbie (Bill) McKibbin; sisters, Eva Ergle and Della Cox. She also has 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Visitation is Tuesday, August 30, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Evans-Carter Funeral Home in High Springs.  Funeral services are Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at St. John United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. in Alachua with the Rev. Jeff Johnston officiating.

Arrangements are under the care of Evans-Carter Funeral Home in High Springs.