Obituary for John Green Winningham
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John Green Winningham

November 15, 1932 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 84)

John Green Winningham - Vilonia, AR


John Green Winningham, of Vilonia passed away peacefully on August 27, 2017 in Vilonia, Arkansas at the age of 84.

John was born on November 15, 1932 in Germantown, Tennessee to Russell and Clara Bashart Winningham. John was a Veteran of the United States Air Force where he served as a Military Police Officer during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1955. He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a Bachelor Degree in Business. He started working in the banking industry as a loan officer at Twin City Bank in April 1974 and was promoted to branch manager in 1977. He continued to work there until his retirement in 1997. He was also an active member of the Kiwanian Club where he was named Kiwanian of the year in July of 1992.

John is survived by his son, Ralph Winningham of Sarasota, Florida; two daughters, Darinda Terwilliger of Vilonia; Karen Sowell of North Little Rock, Arkansas; sister, Jonelle Smale  of Festus, Missiouri; fourteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, as well as a host of extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Virginia Elam; Louise Boysworth; Ruby Bobo; and two brothers, Carl Winningham; and Larry Winningham.

The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Funeral Ceremony will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the Vilonia Funeral Home Chapel, with interment following at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. Bro John Wimberly will officiate the ceremony. 

Funeral Arrangements are under the care and direction of Vilonia Funeral Home 1134 Main Street Vilonia, Arkansas 72173. 

 Service Information

August 30, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vilonia Funeral Home Chapel
1134 Main Street
Vilonia, AR 72173

Funeral Service
August 31, 2017

10:00 AM
Vilonia Funeral Home Chapel
1134 Main Street
Vilonia, AR 72173

Interment With Military Honors

Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery
1501 West Maryland Avenue
North Little Rock, AR 72120

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