Johnnie Washington Winn, Jr. was born, February 7, 1932 to Johnnie Winn and Audrey Carter-Winn. Both parents and one brother, George Allie Winn preceded him in death.
Johnnie professed his Christianity and was baptized at an early age and became a member of St. John Landmark Baptist Church, Dale, Texas where he served as a faithful member as an Ordained Deacon from the age of 18 until his health failed. Johnnie Winn was a carpenter by trade for many years until he retired and a member of the carpenters union. God allowed him to re-build St. John Landmark Baptist Church with the help of C.T. Hemphill and a couple others, and the church is still standing today.
Johnnie married LaVera Alfria Haynes-Winn on October 19, 1953, who preceded him in death, and to this union nine children were born of whom he leaves to mourn: four sons: Thelton Winn (Lorene) and Carl Winn (Thelma) of Austin, Texas Johnny Winn (Minerva) of Lockhart, Texas and Dwayne Winn (Tanya) of Mansfield, Texas and five daughters: Virginia Champ (Earl) and Johnnie Spence (Cliff) of Austin, Texas, Audria Patrick (Reginald) of Pearland, Texas, Yvonne Shelton (Perry) and Stephanie Spriggins (Roderick) of Arlington, Texas. He also leaves to mourn one sister, Irene Wilson of Austin, Texas and twenty-one grandchildren of whom he loved and cherished, Tyrone, Roderick, Monique, Reginald, Ronnie, Andrea, Ashlee, Jamal, LaKeisha, LaToya, and LaShonda (preceded him in death), Whitney, Terrance, Desirea, Schrone, La’Tasha, Bobby, Lauren, Braxten, Michael, Payton and twenty-seven great-grandchildren, Kayla, Alyssa, Darien, Justin, Jontre, Shamaur, Zaion, Kyrah, John, Aiyanna, Kandis, Averie, Willie III, Aria, Imani, Jo’Mari, Jo’Zyous, McKenzie, Serenity, Brendyn, Cashtyn, Faidyn, Tristyn, Addison, CaTrell, Seneca and Quade. He also leaves behind a nephew, nieces, and a host of relatives and friends. Johnnie was a loving brother, husband, father, grandfather, faithful servant and friend.
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