OBITUARY

Gracie Rebecca Winton Harvey

January 16, 1933November 2, 2018
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Gracie Rebecca Winton Harvey entered her earthly dwelling on January 16, 1933, and departed on November 2, 2018 at the Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.

The oldest child of Cornell and Emma Franklin Winton and the wife of Napoleon Harvey for 63 years. She is the eldest sibling of Anderson Winton, Charlene Wiggins, Cornell III and Louise, all who preceded her in death.

She accepted Christ and was baptized in the Mt Vernon Baptist Church, Rossville, TN later uniting with the Friendship Baptist Church, Memphis, TN.

Gracie, Napoleon and Jerry were residents of Chicago, IL until they decided to return to Memphis in 1969 becoming self-employed owners of Harvey Exxon, in Memphis. In 2000 Gracie and Napoleon returned to their childhood hometown of Rossville where they resided until death.

She leaves to mourn this loss her son and only child, Jerry Winton (wife, Phyllis) of Maumelle, Arkansas and a Granddaughter, Alicia Ruth Winton also of Maumelle; a brother, Charles Bowling (wife, Patricia) of Collierville, TN and Willie James Winton of Gary, IN; Sister-in-Law, Juanita Malone Winton of Athens, AL, and Eddie Harvey of Memphis, TN; a special cousin, Rosemary Cox and several nieces, nephews, special cousins and friends.

  • FAMILY

  • Jerry Winton (Phyllis), Son
  • Alicia Ruth Winton, Granddaughter
  • Chalres Bowling (Patricia), Brother
  • Willie James Winton, Brother
  • Juanita Malone Winton, Sister-in-law
  • Eddie Harvey, Brother
  • She also leaves a special cousin, Rosemary Cox and several nieces, nephews, special cousins and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her parents Cornell and Emma Franklin Winton; her husband Napoleon Harvey; and her siblings Anderson Winton, Charlene Wiggins, Cornell III and Louise.

Services

15 November

Interment

1:15 pm

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery


Memphis, Tennessee

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
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James & Barbara Keown

November 7, 2018

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family. We are praying for God’s strength during this difficult time. We are confident that there is no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
If there is anything we can do both now and in the future, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

James & Barb Keown

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Biography

Gracie Rebecca Winton Harvey entered her earthly dwelling on January 16, 1933, and departed on November 2, 2018 at the Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.

The oldest child of Cornell and Emma Franklin Winton and the wife of Napoleon Harvey for 63 years. She is the eldest sibling of Anderson Winton, Charlene Wiggins, Cornell III and Louise, all who preceded her in death.

She accepted Christ and was baptized in the Mt Vernon Baptist Church, Rossville, TN later uniting with the Friendship Baptist Church, Memphis, TN.

Gracie, Napoleon and Jerry were residents of Chicago, IL until they decided to return to Memphis in 1969 becoming self-employed owners of Harvey Exxon, in Memphis. In 2000 Gracie and Napoleon returned to their childhood hometown of Rossville where they resided until death.

She leaves to mourn this loss her son and only child, Jerry Winton (wife, Phyllis) of Maumelle, Arkansas and a Granddaughter, Alicia Ruth Winton also of Maumelle; a brother, Charles Bowling (wife, Patricia) of Collierville, TN and Willie James Winton of Gary, IN; Sister-in-Law, Juanita Malone Winton of Athens, AL, and Eddie Harvey of Memphis, TN; a special cousin, Rosemary Cox and several nieces, nephews, special cousins and friends.