April 30, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Ernestine Wells Winston, 95, died April 26, 2021, at her residence.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Carter’s Funeral Services, with Mack Young officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Zion MBC. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Winston was born Oct. 6, 1925, in Noxubee County, to the late Granderson Wells and Veranita Heavens. She was a member of Mount Zion MBC.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Winston Sr.; children, Charlie Winson, Edward Winston and Willie Winson; siblings, Inell Glenn, Hattie Glenn, Odell Tate and Arthur Wells; and one grandchild.
She is survived by her children, Bobbie McKnight of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Gloria King of Mobile, Alabama, Delois Roby of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Robin Winston of Brox, New York, Rosie Marshall of St. Louis, Missouri, Otis Winston Jr. of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Otha Winston of Loganville, Georgia; sister, Rosanna Morgan of Manhattan, New York; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.