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Winifred Lee Andrews

Winifred “Winnie” J. Lee Andrews, 84, of Fountain City, formerly of the Modoc community, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Reid Hospital in Richmond.
   She was born on August 22, 1929 in Indianapolis to Fred and Orpha Conyers Lamb. She was a graduate of Modoc High School. She formerly worked as a teller at Farmer’s State Bank before co-owning and operating the Modoc Food Market & Hardware for many years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Richmond and enjoyed animals and watching Colts football.
   Survivors include her husband, John Andrews; daughter and son-in-law, Jacky and Paul Harman; son and daughter-in-law, Braynt and Jennifer Lee; John’s children, daughter Cheryl Hinshaw and her husband, Ed; and son Rev. Dr. Dennis Andrews and his wife, Kelly; grandchildren, Amy Combs, Emily and Jeff Hernly, Jay and Chastity Hinshaw, Dr. Karen Andrews, Andrew and Jennifer Blank and J. Michael and Brittany Andrews; great-grandchildren, Kendell and Marissa Combs, Madelyn and Mason Hinshaw and Carter V. Andrews.
   Mrs. Andrews was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Alice Kent, Thelma Harnish and Louise Lamb; and her former husband, Jack Lee.
   A memorial ceremony will be conducted by Pastor David Layman at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, at the First Presbyterian Church, 100 North 10th Street, Richmond.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 3-4 PM on Tuesday, October 29, at the church.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged for Samaritan’s Purse at PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607-3000, or online thru www.samaritanspurse.org .

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You are all in my thoughts and prayers. It was always nice to see her smile at church.

Stasia Veramallay-Hodges Oct 28 2013 12:00 AM

Sweet  Winnie,  a long time acquaintance and friend.  You are at rest now .  
John and all the families, I pray that God will give you comfort and peace.

Lois Ann Stults Oct 28 2013 12:00 AM

Praying for peace and comfort for family.  Keeping you in thoughts and prayer.

Judy Riley Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM

Mr. Andrews,

My prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.  I have fond memories of you as my science teacher at Northeastern.  May God's blessings comfort you.  James R. Miller NHS 1974.

Jim Miller Oct 27 2013 12:00 AM

I have gotten to know this precious lady through her son, Braynt and daughter, Jackie.  What a precious lady she is!  She enjoying her faith turned to sight now!

Pastor John Maples Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss - thinking of you at this difficult time.

Vikki Johnson Oct 26 2013 12:00 AM