Home Life Obituary: Freda Anderson Winham

Obituary: Freda Anderson Winham


PLAIN DEALING – Funeral services for Mrs. Freda Anderson Winham, age 91, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at Plain Dealing Baptist Church with Dr. Scott Teutsch officiating.  Interment will follow at the Cottage Grove Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.        

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Bailey Funeral Home in Plain Dealing.

Freda was born June 14, 1926 in Waldo, AR to James Floyd and Ruth Rogers Anderson and passed away September 5, 2017 in Bossier City, LA.  She lived all her adult life in and near Plain Dealing.  She was a faithful member of the Plain Dealing Baptist Church and served as her Sundayschool class secretary for many years.  She was a homemaker and worked with her husband at Winham’s Dry Goods  until he retired in 1984. She provided constant care to her bed-ridden mother-in-law for many years.  She was an avid reader, an excellent cook and enjoyed doing her own yard work into her 80s. She thoroughly enjoyed her Sunday drives and visits with her brother Donald and his wife, Beverly.

She is survived by her son, Stephen Winham and wife, Bettye, St. Francisville, LA, stepson, James Rufus Winham, Burkburnett, TX, daughters-in-law Pat Winham, Bossier City, LA and Julia Winham, Chattanooga, TN, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends, including her special friends and neighbors, Dorothy Rich and Vadie Robinson. 

Mrs. Winham was preceded in death by her husband of over 41 years, Henderson Winham, her parents, her brothers Donald, Billy, Charles and Sidney, stepsons Charles Henderson and George Keith Winham, grandson James R. Winham II, daughter-in-law, Brenda Winham, and close friend, Thelma Brandao.

Special thanks to the staff of Whispering Pines Community Care Center for the loving care provided to Mrs. Winham during her final years.

Pallbearers will be Adrian Winham, George Kevin Winham, Andrew Winham, Jimmy Anderson, David Anderson, and Kody Robinson. Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Anderson and Daniel Salazar.                                    

In lieu of flowers, please make a gift in her memory to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home, 7200 Desiard St., Monroe, LA.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.