Name: Thurman Winston

Date: January 6, 1956 - March 2, 2013

Biography

City of birth: Oklahoma City, OK

Mother: Opal Mae Winston

Father: Lawrence Winston, Sr.

Spouse: Rita Winston

Daughters: LaRita Robinson, Thurmesha Kirkendoll

Sons: Michael Traylor, Harry Winston, Thurwayne Winston

Education: Star Spencer High School

Special notations: Wake, 7pm Friday, March 8, 2013 in the Earl M. Temple Memorial Chapel

Visitations: 5pm-9pm Thursday, March 7, 2013 and 9am-9pm Friday, March 8, 2013

Cemetery: Hillcrest Memory Gardens, 12825 N.E. 50th St., Spencer, OK 73084

Services: Earl M. Temple Memorial Chapel, 2801 N. Kelley Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Services date and time: 2:30pm Saturday, March 9, 2013

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(2013-03-04 3:06pm) Jim Rooney wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-04 5:14pm) Clark & Carla Burdine wrote:
Saturday nights & family gatherings will never be the same without our beloved friend. He will be missed more than words could ever express. You all are in our hearts & prayers.

(2013-03-04 6:39pm) Esther Jones wrote:
I was so saddened to hear the news about the loss of Thurman. I wanted you to know that my prayers are with you all. May God comfort you during this time of need.

(2013-03-04 8:12pm) Terry Black wrote:
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thurman will be greatly missed at Pro-Fab.

(2013-03-04 10:12pm) Copena Ababio wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-05 3:59am) Roy L Tillman wrote:
Praying for the family Trust God and look up from the entire Tillman family

(2013-03-05 7:30am) Carmen Hopkins wrote:
The promises God made are all true. Rita your lost is our lost and will truly miss his sweet personalty and beautiful smile, we love Thurman too. Carmen Hopkins SSHS Class of 1974.

(2013-03-05 12:38pm) PAT REYES wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-05 12:41pm) Farron Belshe wrote:
I am truly blessed to have known Thurman. My deepest sympathy to his family.

(2013-03-05 1:19pm) Marilyn Duncan wrote:
Enjoyed Thurman's friendship at Pro-Fab. You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-05 1:19pm) Marilyn Duncan wrote:
Enjoyed Thurman's friendship at Pro-Fab. You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-05 1:26pm) Emile (Skip) Delsigne wrote:
I had the pleasure of knowing Thurman from high school. we both graduated from Star-Spencer and then I had the pleasure of working with Thurman at Pro-Fab. Thurman will be sorley missed. Thurman was one of the nicest people I have ever known and I will miss our daily chats at work about any and all subjects. May God grant Thurman's family peace and healing at this time. Skip

(2013-03-05 1:38pm) Steven Peralta wrote:
It is so hard to believe we won't be sharing stories and laughing any more. Thurman had a very giving spirit, was always helping some one. I will miss my friend

(2013-03-05 1:40pm) Marlon & Karrie James wrote:
Winston family, I would like to express my deepest and most sincerest condolences to each of u Ur family is one I have truly enjoyed and admired. From Mr. Thurman to the youngest grandchild. He was the example of how to love and treat family, even if u only knew u for minutes. Thurman embraced me like he knew me for years every time i was around him. He will truly be missed. An admirable an indeed.May u all find comfort, strenght and peace Rest in Peace.

(2013-03-05 1:59pm) Amy White wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-05 3:46pm) Terry Lovelace(Douglas) wrote:
My deepest sympathy. Praying for your family. God Bless

(2013-03-05 3:47pm) Johnny & Christina Gates wrote:
Our deepest sympathy during this time. He will be greatly missed!

(2013-03-05 4:32pm) Regina E. Watson wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-05 7:29pm) Rodney Coleman wrote:
Thurman was a very good friend. I will miss him so much. Rita, our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family.

(2013-03-05 7:49pm) James And Marilyn Arburtha wrote:
May God comfort you today and tomorrow. Thurman is in a better place and we all hope to see him again.

(2013-03-05 11:19pm) Rick Bailey wrote:
I will remember Thurman laughing and smiling. I am proud to have been a co-worker with Thurman and everyone else that works at Pro-Fab is also. He would make everyone smile and make their day better by throwing out a funny sarcastic remark and laughing. Thurman was never shy about giving out technical advice and one needed to listen because he was always on the mark. Thurman talked about Rita, his children, his chairs in his man cave, and had pictures on his tool box to show off. Of course he talked about his old car and his new "need sun glasses" ORANGE car (how fast Rita drove it). We all know he was a Lydell fan and he always was grateful Lydell's Mother would us line us up for tickets. Thurman always talked about his entire family and from a view as a co-worker that was what he lived for and loved every minute of being around them. Thurman will truly be missed by many people. Hackman, bring home the belt for Thurman.

(2013-03-06 10:36am) LC & Elleen Loveless wrote:
Rita, when I heard the news Saturday I was so shocked. But God truly knows when your time is up. May the lord bless you and your family. You are in our hearts & prayers. Keep your head up & be strong.

(2013-03-06 1:42pm) Pete Davies wrote:
Sincere condolences for the tragic loss of a really decent person who will be greatly missed.

(2013-03-06 2:44pm) Carla McCarrell-Williams (Putt) wrote:
Rita and Family, God knows your heartache and shares your grief. Remember to continue to look unto the hills from whence cometh your help. Love Earnest and Doll's Children Mickey, Junior, Sue, Johnny and Putt.....

(2013-03-06 5:28pm) Miguel And Yalonda Sinclair wrote:
Dear Family, We are deeply sadden to hear about Thurman. He will always be a special person in our hearts. We will always cherish the laughter and joy he brought to our lives. Rita we love you and the family very much. We will keep you in prayer. Love always, Miguel, Yalonda,Ivan and Brianna Sinclair

(2013-03-06 7:02pm) Brian Scottie wrote:
God is with you in this time of sorrow, know that God will see you through and bless you as you mourn, but look unto the hills from which cometh your help we love you and where praying for you and us as well. Love you and GOD bless.

(2013-03-06 7:37pm) Vera Osborne wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-06 9:17pm) ANNETTE & ROBERT TAYLOR wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief. THAT'S WHY HE GAVE US THE BIBLE, (B) BASIC (I) INSTRUCTIONS (B) BEFORE (L) LEAVING (E) EARTH

(2013-03-06 10:17pm) Vickie Alexander wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-06 10:25pm) Anetta L Cooper wrote:
You are in my prayers. There is no sorrow that God can't heal. God will comfort & keep you during this time of grief.

(2013-03-07 12:14am) Chuck And Diana Branham wrote:
We have lots of fond memories of Thurman, Rita, and the kids. Thurman will forever live in our hearts.

(2013-03-07 1:42am) Ronnie And Betsy White wrote:
Our thoughts and prayers to Thurman's family.

(2013-03-07 1:56am) Nesheia Orange wrote:
You are in are thoughts and prayers . The ORANGES

(2013-03-07 11:08am) Beulah Davis And Family wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-07 11:52am) Geneva M. White wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-07 12:04pm) Keshia Webb wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief. My deepest sympathy. Rita I am so sorry for your lost, love you much

(2013-03-07 12:38pm) Leslie Fitzhugh wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-07 12:47pm) Miracle & Mary (Haywood) Metcalf wrote:
The promises God made are all true. May you feel God loving presence. The entire family are in our prayers. In Jesus Christ Love.

(2013-03-07 2:05pm) Frank And Dina Braggs wrote:
May God comfort you today.

(2013-03-07 2:49pm) SANDI WHITE wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-07 4:06pm) Maurcell & Carla Gresham wrote:
We are truly saddened by Thurman's passing. Rita, LaRita, Turmeisha, Thurwayne we are certainly praying for you all. May God's comfort be with you. We love you. Maurcell, Carla, Jordyn and Kendall

(2013-03-07 4:41pm) SHERRI PUGH wrote:
OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

(2013-03-07 5:44pm) Randy Browning wrote:
Thurman shall be sorely missed in the days and years to come as he was truly a good person and friend. Please know that my, as well as my families prayers will be with you.

(2013-03-07 5:51pm) Faye Jones-Johnson wrote:
My deepest sympathy...I pray God's strength and comfort for the entire family.

(2013-03-07 6:34pm) Walter Williams III & THE WILLIAMS FAMILY wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-07 8:27pm) Jerry Stroup wrote:
Love ya brother

(2013-03-07 8:58pm) LANETTA LOUIS (SMITH) wrote:
I'M SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOST MAY THE LORD WATCH OVER YOU AND YOUR FAMILY I JUST SAW THIS TODAY AT 36TH AND POST

(2013-03-07 9:12pm) Michelle Hall And Kids wrote:
We will be praying for all of you as the family is going through the healing process.

(2013-03-07 9:56pm) Mr. & Mrs. Terry Todd wrote:
To The Winston Family, We met Mr. Thurman years ago but it seems as if we been knowing him a lifetime. He never treated us like he just met us, we were family on first contact and we loved him dearly.We won't dwell on his leaving this body because he is in a eternal resting place so he can watch over his family near and far. If we don't know anything else we knew he loved his family and his cars. We will miss him tremendously! He was a good man! We love you, Mr. Thurman

(2013-03-07 10:13pm) Patrick Kirkendoll, Sr wrote:
To my daughter in law (Mesha) and my son (Patrick), and The Winston family, I can't express enough on how sorry I am for the loss of your dad. Thurman was a very good man. You guys will forever be in my prayers

(2013-03-08 10:23am) Cory Coleman wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-08 10:40am) Paul Moore And Family wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief.

(2013-03-08 10:56am) Mrs. Linda K. Coates Tease wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-08 11:56am) Vivian Roberts wrote:
God bless you and your family richly.

(2013-03-08 12:14pm) Alesha Scottie wrote:
To the family, I know that we as a family don't get to see each other often, but my heart and love goes out to you. I know he will be missed dearly. GOD will be with you.

(2013-03-08 12:30pm) Wayne Jones wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-08 12:50pm) John Porter wrote:
May God comfort you today.

(2013-03-08 1:21pm) Clarence Holland wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-08 1:48pm) Reta Cosby wrote:
Fond memories will linger in my heart of such a wonderful person as Thurman. May God comfort you on this time of distress and give you peace beyond all understanding.

(2013-03-08 2:39pm) Lana Wrenn-Holland wrote:
To Lawrence, Debra, Carol and extended family, I share in your grief. May the LORD comfort you always.

(2013-03-08 2:51pm) Yvette Jacques Rush & Family wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief. Aunt Rita, LaRita, Thurmesha and Thurwayne, you are in my prayers. IWe love you and are praying that you receive strength and guidance from God. Keep your head up and allow the presence of God to fill you. We love you !

(2013-03-08 4:01pm) Rita King wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief.

(2013-03-08 5:01pm) Nishia Walker wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief.

(2013-03-08 5:23pm) Kevin Clayton wrote:
Praying for renewed hope.

(2013-03-08 5:35pm) Wanda Jackson wrote:
Deepest sympathy to his love ones and family.

(2013-03-08 6:39pm) Van & Phyllis Nelson wrote:
God knows your heartache and shares your grief.

(2013-03-08 6:40pm) Mia Nelson wrote:
May you feel his loving presence.

(2013-03-08 7:44pm) Loraine Donalson (Wade) wrote:
My thoughts and prayers is with the family. I have fond mermories of Thurman at Dunjee and Star Spencer (1973). I will always remember his wit and his smile. We all loved Thurman but God loved him more. May God comfort you not on just this day but in many days to come. Thruman will continue to live on in a hearts and mind. God Bless each of you!

(2013-03-08 9:03pm) Bob Simmons wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-08 9:56pm) Clabe And Wilma (Chapple) Wright wrote:
God bless you and your family richly.

(2013-03-08 11:09pm) Clayton & Renae Littleton wrote:
Larita,cuzzin,family God has called another loved one home, there was a seat at his table, always to soon, but for some reason, there was a need for this warrior,heart's are broken,his soul is strong and the love of this family is strong and always true,we love you always.

(2013-03-08 11:36pm) Lonnie Childs wrote:
Thurman was a dear friend whom I will sorely miss. We started work together on the same day in 1981 and instantly made a connection which continued. Thurman would later work for me as a supervisor and was one of the most dependable and inventive employees that I've ever had. Thurman never shirked a difficult task, always going up and beyond! We also become good friends and enjoyed many wonderful experiences and great laughs together, both with our families and as wild men doing what we shouldn't be doing. I will sorely miss my brother. May he rest in peace.

(2013-03-08 11:41pm) Donetta Starks wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-09 5:10am) John Peterson wrote:
You are in my prayers.

(2013-03-09 8:39am) Kindalyn Kilpatrick wrote:
To the Entire Winston Family, Our Sincerest Lpve and Prayers are with you in the days ahead.

(2013-03-09 10:18am) Mark Rawlings wrote:
Thanks for all the good times!

(2013-03-09 10:43am) Geraldine Wilson-Abbey (Jerri) wrote:
May God comfort you today.

(2013-03-09 12:53pm) Charles Mitchell wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-09 12:57pm) Marsha Wilson wrote:
May you feel his loving presence.

(2013-03-09 1:34pm) David Duong & Family wrote:
We all still can't believe he has passed. To the Winston family, your lost is our lost too. GOD's LOVE was shared through Thurman to all that have known Thurman. Thurman your LOVE for your friends and family that is what I will always remember most about about you. GOD BLESS YOU

(2013-03-09 2:42pm) Chauncey & Sonya Summers wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-09 5:33pm) Parrish White wrote:
Best Wishes to the Winston Family I remember meeting Mr Winston at Rogers and his daughters God Bless your family

(2013-03-09 8:00pm) Charles Mitchell wrote:
My deepest sympathy.

(2013-03-11 1:28pm) Rae Palmquist wrote:
In your moments of deepest sadness.

(2013-03-11 2:58pm) Helen Tunley ( Reese ) wrote:
You are in my prayers. Rita God knows your hurt look to him hold to your faith. Love you much. Helen

(2013-03-12 3:40am) Duane Rabel wrote:
MY deepest sympathy such a wonderful person has passed . We worked together in Texas and we shared many great times together. He was alway asking me to help him work on his old cars , that's all he had in those days (money was tight ). When i would get there to help him the first thing we would do is sit down at the table and have a few . Sometimes a few turned into never making it to working on the car so we would just have a great time talking . Rita would just shake her head, smile and laugh with us . All I can do is smile from the memories I have of Thurman and the family . I'm so glad I was able share some of the best times of my life with Thurman ,Rita and the kids . I am truely sad we have lost Thurman .

(2013-03-12 12:01pm) Shakira McCarrell wrote:
Praying for renewed hope.