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Gwendolyn Blackwell Winston

Posted By Hall-Wynne On August 30, 2009 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

In Memorial

BULLOCK:

Mrs. Gwendolyn Blackwell Winston, age 75, died Sunday, August 30, 2009. A native of Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Dorsey and Tazzie Frazier Blackwell. Mrs. Winston was owner and chairman of Winston International in Oxford. She was also a member of Grassy Creek Baptist Church and a member of National Business Women of America.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. from Grassy Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Armstrong. Burial will follow in the Grassy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Bullock.
Surviving is her husband of 56 years, James Pratt Winston; one daughter, Kathryn Winston and husband, John Richardson of Henderson; three sons, Jim Winston and wife, Anne and John Lee Winston and wife, Anna, both of Oxford; Francis Winston and wife, Tammy of Bullock; one brother, A. D. Blackwell of Oxford and three sisters, Jane Holden of Knightdale, Yvonne Weeks of Oxford and Betty Pegram of Bullock. She is preceded in death by a sister, Adelle Bentley.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grassy Creek New Fellowship Building Fund, c/o Peggy Currin, 8723 Grassy Creek-Virgilina Hwy., Bullock, NC 27507.
Online memorials, www.gnvfh.com, select obituaries. Gentry, Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home is in charge of assisting the Winston family.


Condolences for the family of “Gwendolyn Blackwell Winston”

Condolence from Jack Stebbins on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

My friendship with the Winston family is nothing short of a treasure. This sudden loss was a shock to us all, but God will give us strength and I will pray for the family. I was down last Friday and spoke with Mrs. Winston, so glad I got to see her.

In Kind Regards and God Bless,

Jack Stebbins

Condolence from Mary Smith on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

Kathryn
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mary

Condolence from Della L. Zimmerman on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

Kathyrn and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss, and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Della

Condolence from Natasha Jenkins on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

Kathryn, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Condolence from Gail Workman on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. Gwen will surely be missed. What a wonderful lady!

Condolence from Robyn Dauphinais on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

Katheryn,
I am so sorry to her of your loss. I know no words can comfort you at this time. Your mother will live on in all your memories that you shared. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayer.
Robyn

Condolence from Kathryn Winston on August 31st, 2009 12:00 am

Our journey together has been one of respect and awe. We came through our motherhoods and our mutual goals at last, at one. Both of us with the mutual understanding that our family was first and our children were most amazing and wonderful. I thank our God that she was with me through the journey. Kathryn Winston

Condolence from Ted Gregonis on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

I am very sorry for your loss.
Ted Gregonis
3rd shift Duke Clinical Labs

Condolence from Dulcie & John Creech on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Winston family during this very difficult time. We have been blessed with our friendship with the Winston family.
Love,
Dulcie & John

Condolence from Robert Shumaker-Duke Clinical Lab on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

My deepest and most sincere sympathy is with you and your family at this difficult time. You have our complete support and much love.

Condolence from Jessica Register on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for God’s continual comfort and strength during this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing that Gwen is now at peace and rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Condolence from Gwendolynn Winston Johnston on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

We send our deepest sympathy to our Winston cousins today. Gwennie was one of the warmest and most welcoming people we have ever known. Her joyful spirit and love for her family is what we remember most. The light of the Lord truly shone within her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very sad time.

With love,
Lynn & Warwick Johnston

Condolence from Jo Anne and Elmo Yancey on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

We are sorry for your lose. You all are in our prayers. Know that God will provide the strength and comfort to get through this very sad time.

Condolence from Leon and June Turner on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Pratt and family:

Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you as you experience the loss of your precious Gwen. Please know we will remember her beauty that shinned through each and every day. She was a very special lady.
Our love and support,
Leon and June Turner

Condolence from Ed and Rachel Yancey on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Pratt and family, please know our prayers and love for you all at this time of grief. We know there is comfort in the presence of our Savior and His Spirit within us. May each one of you know His peace and be greatly strengthened with the knowledge that she is with the Lord. Ed and Rachel Yancey

Condolence from Ron Daniels on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

My heart goes out to you. God Bless you.

Ron Daniels

Condolence from Bruce Lobaugh on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Dear Kathryn:

My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. May the many moments you shared together and your faith in God lessen your grief now and bring you peace in the days ahead.

Bruce

Condolence from John Cashwell on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Kathryn,
Susan and I were shocked to learn of your mother’s passing. I know this has been a shock for you and your family as well. Please know that you are in our prayers and in our thoughts as yall go through this difficult time.

John and Susan Cashwell

Condolence from Tina Ellis on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

My thoughts and prayers are with you may you find comfort in friends and family. If you need anything I am here.

Condolence from Pete Dunaway on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Pratt, Kathryn, Francis and John, Gwen was one of my favorite folks. I’ve known the whole family for more years than I can think and I know how close you all are. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I have to be out of town tomorrow or I would do this personally.

My best regards to all of you,

Pete

Condolence from David Byrd on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

To Pratt, Jim and Anne, Kathryn and J.R., John and Anna, Francis and Tammy; the entire Winston and Blackwell families and extended families. I am so very sorry about Gwens’ passing and your loss. Gwen was such a beautiful person! Her zest for life and love for her family and friends may be matched by others but not surpassed. I am so grateful to have known her. My best to all of you.

Condolence from Ed Jenkins on September 1st, 2009 12:00 am

Dear Pratt and family, I will always remember how Gwendolyn made me and my family feel so welcome when we came up to the lake for the Womack company picnic many years ago. Everytime I saw her after that, it was like she had know me forever… always smiling, always friendly. What a special lady. I pray for peace and comfort to you all.

Condolence from Sivonne Seuraj on September 2nd, 2009 12:00 am

Kathryn,
On behalf of the Core Laboratory at DUHS, please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Condolence from LeAnn Hinson on September 2nd, 2009 12:00 am

Kathryn,
Your Mom sounds like she was an incredible woman. Please know that my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Condolence from ELIZABETH H PRUETT on September 8th, 2009 12:00 am

WITH LOVE & DEEPEST SYMPATHY.
ELIZABETH PRUETT & FAMILY

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