Malishia ‘Kaye’ Winkler
Malishia “Kaye” Winkler, 68, of Alexander, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Saline Memorial Hospice House. She was born Dec. 23, 1950, in Coos Bay, Oregon, to the late Virgil “V.O.” and Charlene (Bryant) Monroe.
Kaye loved the Lord and was a member of New Beginnings Apostolic Church. She received her college degree and worked as a dietician. Her family was the most important thing to her and she loved spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Kaye was a “shopaholic” and enjoyed shopping for clothes, shoes and purses. She liked being the center of attention and being spoiled by others.
Kaye leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 51 years, Ronnie Winkler, of Alexander; three daughters, Ronda Mcdonald, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Yolanda Stanton and husband, Robbie, of Malvern, and Doll Dillon and husband, James, of West Palm Beach, Florida; five granddaughters, Tara Brown, Brianne Finley, Abby Stanton, Brittany Sullivan and Lyndsey Sullivan; four great-grandchildren, Dawson Mays, Gavin Mays,
Paislee Mays and Zeke Dawson; four sisters, Pat Havard and husband, Billy, of Malvern, Brenda Grubbs and husband, Scott, of Bauxite, Joyce Monroe, of Benton, and Diannia Dicicco, of Benton; and many other family members and friends who loved Kaye and will miss her always.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Smith-benton Funeral Home.
Funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Jim Whitley, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at New Beginnings Apostolic Church, located at 407 Pricket Rd. in Bryant.
Services are entrusted to Smith-benton Funeral Home. Online guest book: www.smithfamilycares.com.