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Vernon Melrose Stinnett

October 14, 1938 ~ November 20, 2020 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Vernon Stinnett Obituary

Vernon Stinnett Jr. of Providence passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Ridgewood Terrace in Madisonville, Ky. He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Imogene Stinnett. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Reba Lindsey Stinnett; 2 daughters, Teresa (Keith) Massey and Carla (Greg) Kelley; 1 brother, James Arlie (Betty) Stinnett; 3 sisters, Ann Wilkerson, Brenda (Tommy) Townsend and Karen Weldon, 1 grandson, Tyler (Haley) Kelley and 2 great grandchildren, Chloe and Zander Kelley. Vernon spent many years working in the coal mines. He began at Webster County Coal and then went to Peabody where he retired. In his free time he loved being with his family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and traveling. He was a member of Diamond Baptist Church. Private funeral service will be held Tues, Nov 24 at 1pm with Bro Tommy Townsend conducting the service in the chapel of Jones Kirby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at White Oak Cemetery. Please practice social distancing and the wearing of facial coverings which are required in our facility. For online condolences and more please visit

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