Bernie Edward Winningham

Bernie Edward Winningham

Funeral services for Mr. Bernie Edward Winningham, 82, of Livingston, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jonathan Ledbetter officiating. Burial will follow in Fiske Cemetery. The family will welcome friends Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Speck Funeral Home.

Bernie passed from this life Sunday morning, April 4, 2021, from his residence.

Bernie was a member of Livingston Church of Christ and served in the National Guard. Bernie loved his family, especially his granddaughters, Kailey and Alexus. He never saw a stranger and loved getting out and meeting and talking with people.

Born September 18, 1938, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Bernie F. and Ellen Ogletree Winningham.

In addition to his parents, Bernie was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard Winningham, Donald Winningham, and Lester Winningham; and a sister, Margaret Wesley.

Bernie leaves behind his loving wife, Shelia Ledbetter Winningham of Livingston; two sons, Mike Winningham of Cookeville and Scott Winningham and wife JerriAnn of Hilham; two granddaughters, Kailey Winningham of Livingston and Alexus Winningham Bautista and husband Luis of Byrdstown; a sister, Shirley Groce of Byrdstown; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Winningham, Don Winningham, Mark Winningham, Roger Tompkins, Pat Warren, and Codi Warren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)