Charlene Winkler, 74, of Kennett, died Thursday, Nov. 13, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.
Born April 26, 1934, in Kennett, daughter of the late Charley E. and Pauline Pelts Casey, of Caruth, Mo., she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kennett, and a retiree of the Dunklin County Circuit Clerk's Office in Kennett. A life-long Democrat, she was also a member of the D.A.R., and a former member of the U.D.C., and the Kennett B&PW.
On Nov. 21, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., she married Norman Glenn Winkler, who preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 2005, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Charles Casey, who died on Aug. 9, 2008, whose wife Garcia lives in Armorel, Ark., and a step-brother, Chris Stewart, who died in 1983.
Survivors include her son, Glenn Paul Winkler, of Montgomery, Ala.; a sister, Kay Ann Pepple and husband, Carl, of Jackson, Tenn.; a brother, Kevin Paul Casey and wife, Judy, of Senath, Mo.; a step-sister, Pat Burge, of Springfield, Mo.; a step-brother, Ken Stewart, of Springfield; her step-mother, Nadine Dunigan, of Republic, Mo.; sisters-in-law, Jeanne Winkler, of Kennett and Shirley Byrd and husband, Jim, of Tarpon Springs, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Friday, Nov. 14, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott Andrews officiating, assisted by Rev. Ed Jansson, with songs by Bill Hook.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Charley Casey, Chad Casey, Tim Lowry, Mitch Farmer, Joe Chandler and Bud Hunt.
Honorary pallbearers are Joe Pelts, Mark Pelts, Eules Hively, Adam Nichols, Frank Carter, Tom Chandler, John Wilcox, Leon Wilcox, Alvie Wilcox, Jimmy Horner, Jerry Clark, Randy Caldwell, Max Horner, Tom Gothard and Mike Pelts.
Memorials may be made to the Caruth Liberty Cemetery Association, the Shady Grove Baptist Church or the First Baptist Church of Kennett.