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Hollis Divine Vincent SOUTH CARROLLTON -- Hollis Divine Vincent, 91, of South Carrollton
died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He was born
Feb. 7, 1918, in Midland. He worked as a yard master for Illinois Central Gulf Railroad for 38
years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Central City for the past 70 years, where he
was a dedicated and active member in the church choir, a Sunday school teacher and a Royal
Ambassador leader. He was also a Kentucky Colonel. He was preceded in death by his first wife,
Aillene Jennings Vincent; his parents, Foley and Verdie Divine-Vincent; three brothers, R.T.,
Carroll and Dallas Vincent; and two sisters, Valarie Reed and Nurine Graves. Survivors include
his wife of 12 years, Anna Baxter Vincent of South Carrollton; his son, Steven Vincent of Key
West, Fla.; his stepchildren, Jim Baxter of Central City, Mike Baxter of South Carrollton, Linda
Garris of Eddyville, Bob Baxter of Tampa, Fla., and Darla Malueg of Madison, Ala.; 11
grandchildren, Scott Green, Beth Love, Terry Baxter, Tiffany Lindsey, Amanda Stephens, Tony
Garris, Rey Pina, Jessica Baxter, Julia Malueg, Rosie Baxter and Robert Baxter Jr.; four
great-grandchildren, Jacey Lindsey, Madison West, Emma Stephens and Baxter Love; a sister-in-law,
Pat Vincent; and several nieces and nephews. Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tucker Funeral
Home in Central City, with the Rev. Bob Lowery and his stepson, Robert M. Baxter Sr.,
officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Central City. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m.
Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at