The Obit For Willie Pinion

Willie Pinion

Published in The Birmingham News from October 15 to October 16, 2011

Willie Pinion age 80 of West Jefferson passed away Friday October 14, 2011 at his residence.

He was a member of New Beginnings Community Church, a U.S. Veteran of the Korean War and former major league baseball player for the St. Louis Cardinals.

A graveside service will be held Monday October 17, 2011 at 11 am in the Shanghi Cemetery. Rev. Steve Knox will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday 5:30-8:00 pm at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Pinion.

His survivors include his daughter, Darlene (Gene) Lee of Oak Grove; son, Ben (Rachel) Pinion of Corner; grandchildren, Samantha Pinion, Monica Terpo (Ken), Greg Lee; great grandchildren, Regan Terpo. Brandon Terpo; and sister, Bobbie Jean Pinion of Jasper.

Condolences may be posted at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home directing. 205 648 2323