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April 22, 2016
I know it is late, but I wanted to express my condolences and share my experiences.

In March 1979, at 6 months of age, I nearly succumbed to an infection caused by Neisseria Meningiditis. Instead of going into my meningeal layers and causing meningitis, it caused an infection in my blood stream. I had meningococcal septicemia. None of the Dr.'s could quite figure out what was wrong with me. Some thought it was viral encephalitis; others thought it was the pathogen that caused crib death (unknown at that time). When I was life flighted to Herman Memorial, the docs there told my parents I had hours to live. But Dr. Wimberly, who was my pediatrician, acted on a hunch and flooded my body with Penicillin G. And because of her, my mom who never gave up, and God, I am here today.

The interpretations of the neurological scans suggested I suffered profound brain damage. However, my mother and my pediatrician refused to give up on me.

Now, I have not one but two college degrees; one of them in the medical field because I want to pay forward what was done for me.

Thank you Dr. Wimberly! The world lost one of it's best medical pioneers, but the children and humanity in general gained a wonderful guardian angel!!! Love you and Rest in Peace!

R'andrea D. Mager
August 06, 2013
Dr Wimberly was 2 of my 3 children's Pediatrician! Unfortunately she retired before I had my third child! I missed her so much at that point! She was the best Dr & a beautiful person! She is very dearly missed!!!!
August 04, 2013
She was by my side when our son Drew was born with Down's Syndrome in 1976, and for many years afterward. We loved her dearly.
August 01, 2013
My condolences to the family for their loss. May peace be granted to the family by the God of all comfort. Ephesians 1:2.
July 28, 2013
My condolences go to the family and friends. Losing a loved one can be hard, but our special memories of them help us to cope. May the God of all Comfort, bring you peace during this difficult time. He promises a wonderful hope to see our loved ones again!
July 24, 2013
I was Winette's flight instructor in the 80's. Our mutual love of flying grew into a very close and personal relationship. She was my doctor until the tender age of 31, at which point she said I needed to get someone "more appropriate" for my age. She was my son's pediatrician until she retired. The world has lost a wonderful human being.
July 23, 2013
Best pediatrian EVER who caringly treated all 5 of my children with her unfailing and characteristic wit, charm and intelligence. My sincere condolences to her family and friends. Winnette Wimberly -- what a great lady with an ever-present twinkle in her eye! May God bless and comfort her family.
July 22, 2013
She was my neighbor when our children were little in Oakbrook West. She was a role model for all of us as a pioneer in our age group. She took care of her Mom and she was my youngest Childs doctor. She was loved by all who knew her for her kindness and her way of telling what the right thing to do was. She will be missed forever.
July 19, 2013
I did not know Dr. Wimberly socially, but as one of our pediatricians and as the mother of one of my students. I used to think how wonderful, she took care of my children while I took care of one of hers. She was an amazing doctor and I am saddened that we have lost her. I pray God stays close to those who knew her the best and you all find calmness and peace in knowing others loved her as well.
July 19, 2013
I was heartbroken to hear of Dr. Wimberly's death. My sons loved "Dr. Wimby" and she always treated us like we were the most important people in the office. Even when my boys were in their teens, they were o.k to have Dr. Wimberly treat their sickness. Her precious life is a legacy to all who ever met her. My love to your family.
July 19, 2013
Dr. Wimberly was my pediatrician. She was so wonderful. When I returned to Houston after having my own child I found out that she had retired. RIP to one of the best doctors.
July 19, 2013
So sorry to hear of Dr. Wimberly's passing. She was a lovely person. I still have fond memories of when your family lived on Mermaid next door to us and all the great times we had as kids. Love to you all!
July 19, 2013
Dr Wimberly was so sweet and caring after the birth of my son when he needed to go to the nicu, put me at ease. Such a sweet heart, God Bless her.
July 16, 2013
To see a female physician when I was a child in the '70s was unusual. I am now a professor studying young children and consider her one of my role models.
July 15, 2013
Thoughts and Prayers to the family of Doc. She will certainly be missed.
With Love for Christ,
Sherri Turner
July 15, 2013
A wonderful woman who will be truly missed by family and friends. I am honored to have know you.
July 15, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Dr. Wimberley may not be here physically but her spirit will always be with you. May the beautiful memories you shared comfort you during this time
July 15, 2013
I have had a broken heart since I found out about our sweet Dr.Wimberly. Not only did she treat the health of my kids, she treated their "outside" the practice health. She went to bat to make sure my gifted kids would not be ignored.
This truly is a huge loss for the community, all of the families she treated, but most of all,she was always there when we needed her.
Heaven has a wonderful angel and we will miss her greatly!
July 14, 2013
To the family of my favorite Dr. "Nette,"
She had been in my life literally from day one, when she dressed me to bring me home to meet my parents for the first time after I was born, with a bottle of bubbly, I might add. She and my mother had sisterly like bond that started way before I ever came along. Those two fireballs were just that behind any wheel, whether it be the corvette or the sail boat! She and my dad shared the deep conversations and the desire to be a part of nature.
They are out on some boat, having a long talk, waiting for the fish to bite....I am sure of that.
She will be forever missed and will always have a place in my heart. I am so sorry for your loss of such an extraordinary woman.
July 13, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Wimberly family. Much love and comfort.
July 13, 2013
Much love to the family of a inspirational woman. Susan Owens
July 13, 2013
Our deepest sympathy and prayers to the Wimberly family. We have known Winnette for years and we considered her a good friend and respected medical colleague of Terry's. She is with the Lord and finally at peace after her medical challenges for quite a few years..
Lovingly, Mary and Terry Williams
July 13, 2013
I met Winnette through David and Kelli, but in the last couple of years we had our own friendship. We kept in touch through Facebook where I got to enjoy the pics of her home in Prairie Lea. We also played Words with Friends, and she kicked my butt usually with medical terms. But my true joy was being able to do whatever I could to help her when she needed it. After taking her to a procedure once for her back, I found out she like the small Whataburger and fries! I also learned she liked the extreme chocolate Blizzard, and I was happy to pick one up for her when she was at Emeritus. She was an interesting lady, a competitive game player, a pioneer in her field, a cancer fighter, but most of all, my friend. I will miss her, but I have a happy heart that she is one of my Angels watching over me.
Prayers of comfort and peace to David, Kelli, Sally, Scott, Cyndi, Patty and all her wonderful grandchildren.
Carolyn and Mike Bischoff
July 12, 2013
Due to distance and circumstances, I was only able to get to know Memaw in the final years of her life, but I am thankful for every second I had with her. She was fiercely intelligent, tough as nails, and quite possibly the only person that I have ever considered truly inspiring. She was a wonderful woman who took care of a great many people, and she was loved by so many. I am proud and eternally grateful to be one of her grandchildren.
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