Obituary of Augusta (Gussie) Winders

Augusta (Gussie) Winders, 94, of Catlin, IL, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville, IL.
She was born on April 14, 1926 in Cave In Rock, IL, the daughter of Bennie and Eunice Hufsey Gibbs.
Augusta married Berlie Winders on October 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, MO. They shared 72 years happily married. He passed August 26, 2015.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Kay (Gerry) Reed of Catlin; two grandchildren, Greg (Penny) Reed of Chenoa, IL and Cathy Collins of Danville, IL; three great-grandsons, Seth Reed, Nathan Reed, and Reed Collins; and her brother, John Albert Gibbs of Herrin, IL. Also, nieces and nephews.
She retired from Harrisburg Manufacturing Company after 17 years of sewing baseball caps.
She and Berlie lived most of their lives in Hardin County. They moved to Catlin in 1992.
Augusta was a member of Good Hope General Baptist Church, and after moving to Catlin, attended Catlin United Methodist Church.
Private family service at Robinson Chapel in Catlin. Burial at Mount Zion Cemetery in Cave In Rock, IL.

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  1. Gail Barnard Thompson on October 19, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    Sharon,
    We are praying for you and your family💞I know Gusta (as Mom called her) is in a peaceful place🙏🏼 God Bless you as you journey on without your parents. We lost Mom and Dad last year and I can empathize with you🌷
    Love much, Gail

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