Thomas Edward 'Eddie' Winford

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Thomas Edward "Eddie" Winford, age 70 of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015, after an extended illness.

Mr. Winford was a native of Lincoln County, Tennessee, born Dec. 16, 1944, son of the late Garland and Trannie Mae Stalcup Winford of Taft, Tennessee. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Phillip and Willard Winford; and one nephew, Steve Sumners.

He was a long-time resident of Lewisburg where he worked for Cosmolab, Inc., Faber-Castell, and finally historic S.W. Beech Stables in Belfast until his retirement.

He is survived by his three children, Michelle (James Crosslin) Winford of Shelbyville, Tennessee; Tonya (Thomas) Parker of Manchester, Tennessee; and Selena (Albert) Sunderman of Lewisburg; two sisters, Glaphrey (Phillip) Sumners of Leesburg, Georgia; and Linda (Daniel) Kekich of Lewisburg; one brother, Ronald (Kaye) Winford of Springfield, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Shance and Braylee Parker of Manchester; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services were conducted by Jim Floyd at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Blanche Cemetery in Taft.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at the Lewisburg Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses located at 1038 War Eagle Dr.

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