Kim Sheree Winson (née Linder), age 58, of Friendswood, Texas, passed away Monday July 28th, 2014.|
Kim was born June 4th, 1956 in Houston graduated from Milby High School in 1974 and later attended College of the Mainland.
Kim worked at Southwest Airlines and KLM in Houston before launching a succession of businesses with her late husband, Errol. First they started Elephant Hills Safaris, an African hunting safari business. Later they started and grew a self-storage business with locations throughout Houston, and finally they launched one of Houston's first pet boarding businesses.
Kim cherished her family and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Kim had a deep spiritual relationship with the Lord. Kim was known for her unyielding kindness, noble spirit, her selfless giving and unconditional love and forgiveness to all whom she cared about. Kim's positive outlook and love for life's simple things will be greatly missed.
Kim is preceded by her mother Fran Lee Linder Aug 25, 2013 and her husband Errol Brian Winson, May 29, 2004.
Kim is survived by her fiance Gordon Davenport, her father Robert Linder Sr., her brother Leonard Raymond (Bubba) Linder, her sister Kele Linder, and her three children and their families: Taryn LaBry Cook and husband Greg, Adam Garza and wife Kendal, and Courtenay Errol Winson. Kim is also survived by her four grandchildren: Alexander Garza, Luke Garza, Madison Cook, and Kendall Cook.
Kim also leaves behind numerous members of her extended family (aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters in law, brothers in law) and countless friends who loved her and will miss her dearly.
A memorial service for Kim will be held at Sagemont Church on Saturday August 2nd, 2014 at noon.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Aug. 1, 2014