Mrs. Sue Nell Vining, age 94, of Barney, Georgia, passed away on March 12, 2023 at her daughter’s residence in Barney. She was born on October 26, 1928 in Atkinson County to the late Frank Vining and Pearl Woodard Vining. Mrs. Vining lived most of her life in Cook County and was a retired waitress and homemaker.
She is survived by her children: Linda Sue Varella of Valdosta, Georgia, Rodney Dell Varella of Eufaula, Alabama, Owen Vining, III of Jacksonville, Florida, Carolyn Wilson of Lake Park, Georgia, Christine Dell of Barney, Kevin Crews of Jacksonville, Florida, Gail Croft of Sparks, Georgia, Tony Vining of Moultrie, Georgia and Jeff Vining of Adel, Georgia; 28 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Owen Vining, Jr.; her son, Roger carl Vining; her daughter, Mary Vining; two grandsons, Scotty Flanders and Jason Sirmans; a great-grandson, Reid Crosby; six brothers: George “Sonny” Vining, Allison Vining, Walter Vining, Earl Vining, Leon Vining and Woodard Vining; and four sisters: Mary Harper, Margaret Herring, Mae Ellen Sanders and Maysie Leavens.
Funeral services were held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at the Chapel of Boone Funeral Home with Rev. Brandy Sanders officiating. A private interment followed at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Cody Vining, Matthew Vining, Owen Vining IV, Casey Croft, Jeff Vining II, Josh Croft, Danny Crosby, Frank Vining, Russell Kelly Crosby and Tyler Vining served as pallbearers. “Beulah Land”, “A Song for Mama” and “Eagle When She Flies” were played at the service. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Boone Funeral Home, Inc.; 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave.; Adel, Georgia.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.boonefunerals.com. Boone Funeral Home, Inc. of Adel, Georgia is serving the Vining family.