April 21st, 2019

PLAINS – Vera Mae Winfrey, 84, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, her family home north of Plains.

She was born March 13, 1934, in Meade, Kansas, the daughter of Elmer and Rowena (Stanton) Harris. 

She attended the Pleasant Home Country School until 8th grade, then attended Plains High School, graduating in 1952.

She married Darrell Winfrey March 16, 1952. He preceded her in death April 27, 2012. 

She became a farm wife and mother that anyone could look up to. She was known for being a great wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and for being a great cook.

She was a member of the Plains United Methodist Church for her entire life, being involved in all the women’s groups. 

She was a 46-year sister of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

She is survived by her children: Carla Kay Nosekabel (Mike), Leon Winfrey (Nancy), and Troy Winfrey (Tammie); brother, Elvin Harris (Hennie); sister, Katherine White; grandchildren: Aaron Nosekabel (Jackie), Stachia Conway (Phillip), Cheyenne Cox (Shane), Dustin Winfrey (Kasie), Weston Winfrey (Jennifer), Teddi Winslow (Kyle), Wade Winfrey (Madalyn), and Paige Winfrey; and great-grandchildren: Jake Nosekabel, Jenna Nosekabel, Leighton Nosekabel, Casen Nosekabel, Kailyn Conway, Mason Conway, Brooklyn Cox, Conner Cox, Carson Cox, Dalton Winfrey, Dyson Winfrey, Walker Winfrey, Wren Winfrey, Wraylee Mae Winfrey, Kylee Winslow, and Jaxon Winfrey. 

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Gayle Harris and Lloyd Harris; and sisters, Rose Hall and Alice Burkhardt.

• Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Plains.  

Burial will follow at the Plains Cemetery in Plains. 

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Untied Methodist Church in care of the funeral home. 

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