June T. Winchester

Jul 02, 2013

In loving memory

WAYNESVILLE — June Trantham Winchester, 63, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at The Homestead.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of Lillian Ledford Trantham and the late Horace Trantham and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Kenny and Billy Trantham.  She was employed at Stanley Furniture Company for more than 20 years and was a member of Beth Eden Baptist Church.  June was a hard worker and had an infectious sense of humor.  She will be remembered for her kind and giving spirit, always helping anyone in need.  She loved her family dearly, and they will always remember her as being a wonderful, loving wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 12 years, Robert Dwane Winchester; three daughters, Karen Campbell, of Murphy, Teresa Garland and husband, Gerald, of Robbinsville and Amanda Parrish, of Waynesville; four sons, Richard Campbell and his fiancée, Katye Lynch of Robinsville, Ray Winchester and his wife, Tina, Chris Parrish and his wife, Courtney, and Dewyane Cagle, all of Waynesville; six sisters; Blanche Evans, Lorene Kirkpatrick, Polly Massie, Patsy Best, Annie Mae Hodge and Isabella “Sissy” Trantham; one brother, Johnny Trantham; twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Revs. Dale Wheeler, Jody Shuford and Jimmy Moore officiating.  Burial will follow at Fulbright Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Homestead, 127 Sunset Ridge, Clyde, NC  28721.

For those who desire, an on-line memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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