DALLAS - Lettie Strawn Winston, 93, formerly of Charlotte, passed away April 30, 2012, at her residence.
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A service to celebrate her life will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn West Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Tony Harper and Caroll Flack officiat-ing.
A visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral Home.
Interment will be in Forest Lawn West Cemetery.
Mrs. Winston was born in Union County on Oct. 27, 1918, daughter of the late Carl Vann and Lee Ola Simpson Strawn. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Surviving are: daughter, Martha Jo. Brooks (Ted) of Dallas; daughter-in-law, Gwen Winston of Concord; grandchildren: Robert Winston III and fiancé, Christina Avellar, Lynne Winston Welsh (Brad) of Wake Forest, Amy Brooks Prince (Terry), Christopher Van Brooks (Susan) all of Dallas; five great-grandchildren, special caregiver, Tracey Holmes and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Robert Winston, son, Robert Winston Jr. and a brother, Robert Strawn and his wife, Iris
Pallbearers will be Robert Winston III, Christopher Brooks, Robert Strawn, Jr., David Strawn, Benjamin Shives and Brice Brooks.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, PO Box 2, Mt. Holly, NC 28120 or First United Methodist Church, PO Box 536, Dallas, NC 28034.
Offer condolence through www.forestlawnwest.com (704)395-0055
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 2, 2012