Bobby Earl Winham
Services for Mr. Bobby Earl Winham will be held Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church on 145 South with the Revs. James Gibson, Charles Davis and Mike Everett officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery on Valley Road. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Winham, 61, died February 5, 2010 at Poplar Springs Nursing Home. He was a Navy veteran, a member of New Hope Baptist Church; The American Legion Post 21; The South Lauderdale Fire Department and served as EMR.; Commissioner of the John Moss Baseball fields for the 15-16 and 17-18 year old leagues; and a big supporter of the Clarkdale basketball, football and softball programs. He is loved and will be dearly missed. We will cherish the memories of a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He loved helping people and never met a stranger.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Gloria A. Whitlock Winham; a daughter, Melissa Winham McWhirter and her husband, Michael; three grandsons: Parker, Noah and Kasey McWhirter; a sister, Sandra Winham; a brother, Benny Winham and wife, Sylvia; a mother-in-law, Margaret Whitlock; a brother-in-law, Dennis Whitlock and wife, Vicki; aunts: Sue Winham, Pearl Winham and Rville Knight; uncle, Lester Winham; seven nieces; five nephews; three great nieces; five great nephews and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry T Winham, Sr. and Mary Frances Knight Winham; father-in-law, Leland P. Whitlock; brothers: Harry “Thomas” Winham, Jr. and Howard “Bo” Winham .
Pallbearers will be Otis Gough, Jeff Davis, Rick Roberson, Robert Holliday, Jesse Moffett, Joel “Shorty” Ortiz, Terry Winham and Benny Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons, Parker, Noah and Kasey McWhirter .
Visitation will be Monday, February 8, 2010 from 5:00 to 8:00 at Webb Funeral Home and for one hour prior to services at the church