Winn, Madison A.
Published: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2005
Madison A. Winn Services: Have been held. Madison “Mack” Winn, 88, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at Fort Bayard Veterans Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 17, 1916, in Fort Stockton, Texas, to William Everett Winn and the former Mary Jane Arthur. He was raised in Yeso, where he attended school. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, as a private first class and a member of Troop “B” 252nd Remount Quartermaster Squadron. He was honorably discharged on Aug. 21, 1943. He married Dorothy Williams on Jan. 31, 1942, in Santa Fe. He ranched in several New Mexico communities including Pintada, Pie Town, Eden Valley, and along the Pecos River in De Baca and Chaves counties. He raised and trained quarter horses and family members said he loved to rope, work cattle and hitch his wagon team. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Fort Sumner, the American Quarter Horse Association, and served on the Junior Rodeo Association Board of Directors in the 1960s. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife; a brother, Pat Winn; and two sisters, Mae Dean and Mary Jane Williams. Survivors include a daughter, Nola Moyers (and husband, Dennis) of Gilbert, Ariz.; two sons, Andy Winn (Gloria) of Moriarty and Mack Dan Winn of Fort Sumner; two sisters, Lovilla Bradfute of Moriarty and Ella Tyree of Prescott, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Dan Craig will officiate the services. Pallbearers are Gary Lynch, John Winn, Tommy Irwin, Raymond Samora, Eldon Williams, Todd Templeton and Bobby Templeton. Honorary bearers are Kenneth Cook, Carl Hayward, Cecil West, and Delbert Long. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chavez Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fort Sumner Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 180, Fort Sumner, New Mexico 88119. Arrangements are by Chavez Funeral Home of Fort Sumner.
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