Thursday, July 6, 2006

Longtime Jenkins beef farmer, Howard Wilbur Vincent, 93, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2006, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

He was born Aug. 17, 1912, in Polk County to William and Fannie (Neil) Vincent. On March 2, 1938, he was married to Mathel Chaney. She preceded him in death in 2003.

Also preceding him in death were his son, Neil; his parents; four sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include: daughter-in-law, Ruby Vincent, of Jenkins; one sister, Betty Lont, of Exeter; two grandchildren;and three great-grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday in Westrip Funeral Home, Crane. Burial was in Leann Cemetery, Jenkins under the care of Westrip Funeral Home.