Eva Jo Vinson, 78, a loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, after a brief illness.  Eva Jo was born Sept. 11, 1930, in the Longbranch area of Ellis County to the late Lena Boyd and Tom McCarty. She married J. T. Vinson on Oct. 31, 1947, in Midlothian, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one sister, Tinie Alsup. She is survived by daughters, Brenda Davis and husband, Donald of Midlothian,  Kay Green and husband, Bill of Weatherford; grandsons, Ray Davis and wife, Michelle  of Grapevine, Chris Green and Lacey of Weatherford, Chad Green and wife, Stephanie of Sachse; granddaughter, Rachel Cantrill and husband, Brad of Frisco; great-granddaughter, Brianna Green of Weatherford; great-grandsons, Tyler Green of Weatherford, Coit Green of Sachse and Grant Cantrill of Frisco; three sisters, Mary Laraba of Gun Barrell City, Martha Carbajal of Midlothian and Glenda Simmons of Brownsboro; her best friend Arlene Martinez of Midlothian; her special cousin, Thelma Stewart of Waxahachie;  and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 16, 2009, at Shiloh Cemetery in Ovilla, Texas, with the Rev. Jimmy Miller officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Avenue E.