Emory Allen Winn Jr.

Published 12:04 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Southside Baptist Church for Emory Allen Winn Jr., “Bro. Allen,” 66, of Greenville, who received his heavenly reward on March 4. Burial followed in Spring Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Herbert Brown and the Rev. Chris Ozment officiated. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at Southside Baptist Church.

Allen was born on Jan. 16, 1953, in Brunswick, Ga. to Emory and Mary Lou Winn. He met his wife, Susan Gibbs Winn, and they were joined in marriage on Aug. 15, 1975, and were happily married for 31 years until Susan was called home in 2007.

Allen graduated high school from Glynn Academy and received a Master’s of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He was a pastor for many years. Prior to retirement, he was director of missions for the Butler Baptist Association and previously the pastor of Spring Creek Baptist Church.

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Allen had a passion for God and serving God’s people. He was a great friend to many and he loved his family dearly. That friendship and great love will be missed.

His wife, Susan; his parents, and his brother, Gary Winn, preceded Allen in death.

Survivors include three daughters, Melanie Stephenson (Stuart), Ashley Winn and Robin Brooks (Andrew); five grandchildren, Hunter, Mason and Hayden Stephenson, Savannah Mills and Olivia Brooks; his sister, Jackie Moody, and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Stuart, Hunter, Mason and Hayden Stephenson, Andrew Brooks, Zachary Boone and Keith Hartley. Honorary pallbearers were Stringer Pritchett, Kurt Auger, Marvin Hartley, George Waller, Jerry Perdue, W.T. Reeves, Jim Griffin, Lori Williamson and the Butler County Ministerial Association.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alabama Disaster Relief, c/o Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, P.O. Box 681970, Prattville, AL 36068-1970.

Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directed.