SIKESTON -- Rrean Winters, 79, died May 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born May 25, 1923, in Elbridge, Tenn., to the late Willie West and Mary Storey McCoy, she was a long-time member and Sunday school teacher at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Sikeston.
On Oct. 23, 1943, she married Lloyd Winters, who preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 1984.
Surviving are: one son and daughter-in-law, Phil and Brenda Winters of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Jennie and R.D. Mills of Matthews; two sisters, Grace Burchfield of Lenexa, Kan., and Betty Thomas of Conway, Ark.; one brother, Ray McCoy of Matthews; four grandchildren, Joanna Mills of Matthews, John and Kim Mills of Fenton, Matt and Becky Winters of Poplar Bluff and Amy and Len O'Connor of Morehouse; and five great-grandchildren, Haley and Addi Mills of Fenton, Maddy and Jack Winters of Poplar Bluff, and Brandon O'Connor of Morehouse.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Thelma Ingram, Rachael Clark, Bobbie Partney and Winnie Greer; and her brothers, Jim, Horace and Martin Glenn McCoy and her twin brother, R.D. McCoy.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ponder Funeral Home where services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Jessie Thomas, pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Greenbriar, Ark., will officiate assisted by the Rev. Randy Lemon, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be: Gary Kenedy, Jerry McCoy, Danny Parker, Raymond Burchfield, Matt Winters and John Mills.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery.