Winston Romine

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Born 6-27-1915 -- Died 2-20-2007

Winston Romine of Heart, Ark., son of the late Thomas Romine and Mae Karnes Romine, was born June 27, 1915, at Heart. He died Feb. 20, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 91.

He was united in marriage to Jane Deavers on Aug. 20, 1936, at Heart, Ark. He was a farmer and a carpenter and was a member of the Heart Baptist Church.

Survivors include: his children, Len Romine and wife Avis and Norma Blackburn and husband Luther all of Glencoe; his sisters, Ruth Frealy and husband Bill of Thayer, Mo., and Edith Stroud of Lake Jackson, Texas; his grandchildren: Tom Romine and wife Pam, Jayne McCord and husband Kelvin, Sandy Lawrence and husband Jeff, Theresa McBride and husband Russell, Tracy Clark and husband Rick and Terri Canino and husband Don; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: his wife; a son, Loyd Ray Romine; two sisters, Effie Chadwick and Myrtle Moss; five brothers, Earl, Harold, Dale, Jim and Archie Romine; and his father and mother.

The funeral services were held on Feb. 23 at the Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem. Burial followed at the Burks Chapel Cemetery near Heart, with the funeral arrangements being made under the direction of the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.