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KENANSVILLE -- Woodrow Wilson Brinson, 91, died Saturday, June 12, 2004.

The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m., with visitation immediately following, at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw with the Rev. Maynard "Bud" Quinn officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Golden Grove Cemetery in Kenansville.

A retired merchant and salesman, Mr. Brinson was a member of Kenansville Baptist Church. He was a charter member of the Kenansville Fire Department, which was organized in 1953. He was also an avid gardener and fisherman.

A native of Duplin County, he was the son of Amos and Cora Brinson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nannie Pollock Brinson; four brothers, Clifton Brinson, Amos Brinson, Maurice Brinson and Lester Brinson; two sisters, Annie Mae Blanton and Mavis Thigpen.

He is survived by one son, Woodrow "Woody" Brinson Jr., and daughter-in-law, Gail Brinson of Kenansville; daughter, Zelle "Polly" Jackson and son-in-law, Gene Jackson, of Oak Island; two brothers, Willard Brinson and Davis "Jack" Brinson of Kenansville; two sisters, Irene Miller of Beulaville and Florence Brown of Kenansville; two grandchildren, Karen Brinson Allen of Hendersonville and Kevin Brinson of Newark, Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Word of Faith Ministries Food Bank, P.O. Box 868, Kenansville, N.C., 28349; pr Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina, 3803-B Computer Drive, Raleigh, N.C., 27609.

Arrangements by Community Funeral Home in Warsaw.


Published in Obituaries on June 14, 2004 1:19 PM