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Winnie Fern Strong

March 5, 1932 August 31, 2020
Winnie Fern Strong
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Obituary for Winnie Fern Strong

Winnie Fern Strong, age 88, passed away on August 31, 2020 in Chandler, Texas. She was born on March 5, 1932 to Albert Martin Alexander and Nellie Gray (Headrick) in Lockhart, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Strong; son, Howard Strong; brother, Franklin Alexander.
Through the years, Fern enjoyed water skiing and square dancing. She got her pilots license and enjoyed flying with her husband and family. She was an LVN and worked many years as a nurse. Her many hobbies included gardening, painting and quilting. Sadly, her final years of her life were affected by dementia and memory loss.
Survivors include her son, Robert Strong, Murchison, Tx ; daughter, Janet Howell and husband Mike, Murchison, Tx ; daughter-in-law Kathryn Strong ,Lone Grove, Ok ; brother, Alvin Alexander and wife Seven,Matador,Tx ; granddaughter, Katheryn Green and husband Johnny; grandsons, Charlie Howell and wife Erica, Allen Strong, Kevin Strong and wife Stacy, 5 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
The family would like to thank Chandler Nursing Center and Heart 2 Heart Hospice for their loving care and attention to Fern these last few years.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens. Arrangements are in the care of Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

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Graveside

Tuesday

8

Sep

2:00 PM 9/8/2020 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 9/8/2020 3:00:00 PM
Oaklawn Memorial Park

3100 FM 317
Athens, TX 75751

Oaklawn Memorial Park
3100 FM 317 Athens 75751 TX
United States
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