February 5, 2014
John W. "Bill" Vest, 93, passed away, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at State Veterans Home-Kosciusko. John W. "Bill" Vest was born in Stevenson, Alabama to the late Ella Mae Hart and James Horton Vest, Sr. He was a Farmer and former service station owner and was a member of the Baptist faith. Bill was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served during WW II He was awarded the Silver Star and was a Purple Heart recipient. John William Vest married Mildred Lucille Vaughn Vest on March 13, 1948; she preceded him in death on November 25, 1998. Funeral services will be Friday, February 7, 2014, 2:00 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include his three daughters, Cindy Vest Reed, Gay Vest Miller, Kay Vest Kisner (Ronnie); one son, Billy D. Vest (Annette) all of West Point; Seven grandchildren; Stephanie Reed Stroud (David), Josh Lee Vest (Brandi), Elizabeth Lucille Hamlin, Graham Walker Hamlin, Jr. (Shannon), Mitzi Kay York (Jim), Melanie Powell (Ron, Jr.) and Jody Denney; Six great grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Blankenship Partin of West Point, MS, Christine Henley of West Point, MS, Betty Mooney of Bella Vista, AR; one brother, Bobby Vest of Weatherford, TX. Preceding him in death were Lena Mae Walker, Beulah Easter, James Horton Vest, Jr., Jim Ed Vest and Arthur Brady "Butch" Vest Pallbearers will be Skeeter Smith, David Cox, Bob Lummus, David Stroud, Harry Welch, and David Lummus. Honorary Pallbearers will be Nurses and Staff of the State Veteran's Home in Kosciusko Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 8217, Jackson, MS 39284. Visitation will be Thursday, 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
John W. "Bill" Vest, 93, passed away, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at State Veterans Home-Kosciusko. John W. "Bill" Vest was born in Stevenson, Alabama to the late Ella Mae Hart and James Horton Vest, Sr. He was a Farmer and former service station... View Obituary & Service Information
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