Baxter Winkles, 82, of Trumann, passed from this life Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born and raised in Ripley, Miss., he had been a resident of Arkansas since 1955. Baxter enjoyed watching old westerns and being with his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James Winkles; one sister, Mary Frances Mask; one very dear cousin, Rev. Carl "Sonny" Winkles.
Survivors include two cousins who were raised as brothers, Franklin Winkles (Barbara) of Jonesboro and Ike Williams (Sible) of Myrtle, Miss., his brother-in-law, Frank Mask of Dumas, Miss. He also leaves two nieces, Penny Hill and Tammy Almand.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Grace Point Church of Prophecy in Trumann with Pastor Gerald Vickers. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Wednesday morning from 11:00 until service time at the church. Online guest register: www.howardfuneralservice.com