September 14, 2012
Robbie Farr Wingo, 95, of Columbus, MS passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Windsor Place, Columbus, MS. Visitation will be Thursday, September 13, 2012, from 6-8 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. Funeral services will be Friday, September 14, 2012, at 4 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel, Columbus, MS with Rev. Don Both officiating. Interment will be in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, MS with Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing. Mrs. Wingo was born February 26, 1917, in Detroit, AL to the late James Robert and Mary Isabelle “Belle” Crisp Farr. She moved to Lowndes County 80 years ago from Detroit, AL and was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Ridge Road, Columbus, MS. Mrs. Wingo loved working in her yard, especially tending her flowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Covington Matt “Boots” Jones and Avery “Buster” Wingo. Mrs. Wingo is survived by her daughter, Betty Jo Stokes, Columbus, MS; brother, Charles “ Buck” Farr, Columbus, MS; sister, Frances Farr, Columbus, MS; grandchildren, Walter “Butch” (Lilianna) Stokes, Gary (Johnalee) Stokes and Kay (Billy) Heath; 10 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Members of Mt. Zion Church, Cumberland Presbyterian Church and First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Columbus, MS. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS 39213.