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1939 Sherwood Way
San Angelo, TX 76901
Phone: (325) 268-0471
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Winnie Reed

Winnie Ray Reed (Burks)

Tuesday, January 24th, 1939 - Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Winnie Ray Burks Reed was born, along with her twin sister Millie Fay, on January 24, 1939 in Rosebud, Tx. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Lucius James Burks and Pearlie Burks.
Upon moving to San Angelo, she was baptized at an early age. She joined Mt. Zion Baptist Church (which later became Antioch 1st Missionary Baptist Church) and began actively working in the church as a Sunday School teacher for children and youth, serving on Missionary Society II and as Choir President for over 40 years in each appointment.
She attended Lakeview Elementary and Blackshear High Schools and ; worked cleaning homes, for the City of San Angelo Rec. Dept., and J.C.Penny Inc. After a short retirement, she entered the SAISD under the Foster Grandparents Program and was affectionately known as "Grandma Reed" to the students.
She enjoyed sewing and made many items - quilts, blankets, pillows, clothing and anything that could be put together with material. She also loved gardening and grew vegetables, fruit, and plants around her house.
She hosted many impromptu meals for those attending college and in military at her home, inviting those at any time - especially after church. No one was a stranger or visitor, she welcomed them all.
She was a loving, caring, hard working woman and will be greatly missed by many.
Preceded in death by parents Rev. Lucius James Burks and Pearlie Burks. sisters Millie Fay Rigmaiden, Ernestine Griffin, Cleo Lewis, Minnie Sanchez, Lenda Campbell; brothers R.L. Burks and W.T. Burks
Winnie Ray Burks Reed transitioned from this life to eternity on Saturday, October 3, 2020.
She leaves to cherish her legacy and memory daughters Gwendolyn Ford of. Grand Prairie TX , Jacqulyn Burks of San Angelo Tx, Min. Beth Ninette Thompson of San Angelo Tx, Minnie Ellen Elliott (LaRon) of Killeen Tx, and Frances Reed of San Angelo Tx.; extended daughter Corbette Smith (Olan) of Midland Tx; brother James C. Burks Sr. of San Angelo Tx, Grandchildren :
Richard Ford (Tish) , Kayosha Ferdinand, Iyshia Kirkland, Tahdria Bowman, Vidal Zuniga III (Jessica), AJ Bowman (Susie), Michael Thompson, Connie Thompson, Yasmine Reed , a host of great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 9th, 2020 | 9:00am - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 9th, 2020 9:00am - 8:00pm
    Location
    Shaffer Funeral Home /Sherwood Way
    Address
    1939 Sherwood Way
    SAN ANGELO, TX 76901
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens
    Address
    4989 FM Hwy 1223
    SAN ANGELO, TX 76904
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    Officiant
    Reverend Edward Davis
  • Interment

    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens
    Address
    4989 FM Hwy 1223
    SAN ANGELO, TX 76904
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Mabel Kelley and Rev Rose

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Francies A. Lavizzo

Posted at 03:41am
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My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time in your lives. Please know that death will never separate the love and memories you hold in your hearts for such a beautiful Lady. May Mama Winnie Rest In Peace during a sleep well deserved.
Francies Lavizzo Gilchrist
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