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 Winifred <I>Newton</I> Mefford

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Winifred Newton Mefford

  • Birth Nov 1914 Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 2 Feb 2011 Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 70493005

Winifred Newton Perry Mefford, age 96, passed away on February 2, 2011. She was born November 13, 1914, in Bowling Green, KY. (Social Security Death Index indicates that she was born on Nov. 3, 1914.)

She was preceded in death by her son, Alfred D. Perry Jr.

Winifred is survived by son, Charles L. Perry; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Perry; grandchildren, Debbie Gansel (Greg), Cheryl Lee, Kathy Cameron (Tim), Kim Scranton and Michael Perry; 8 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

Mrs. Mefford worked for J.C. Penney from 1933-1935. She then worked for Poinsettia Dairy in 1936 and remained there until 1943. Following that, she went to work for Hillsborough County Draft Board #5 in 1943 and retired from Hillsborough County Board of Public Instruction after 34 years of service in 1980. She worked as the DoSS office manager at the Bayside Building and then the Henderson Building during her tenure with Hillsborough County.

A funeral service will take place at 1 PM on Monday, February 7, 2011, at First Church of God, with Pastor Larry Mobley officiating. The family will receive friends from noon-1 PM at the church. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Church of God, 2202 E. Busch Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612. Words of comfort may be expressed at

Arrangements: Blount and Curry Funeral Home - Terrace Oaks Chapel, 12690 North 56th St, Tampa, FL 33617

Published in on Feb. 5, 2011





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 70493005
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