Claude Winborne Jr., age 82 of Ozark, Mo., left this life to meet our Lord, Savior and Creator on September 15, 2012. Claude was born to Claude D. Sr., and Florence Ethel (Johnson) Winborne on Aug. 11, 1930, in Winnsboro, La. He is a U.S. Army Korean War veteran of the 3rd Infantry Division. Claude married Gretta Cavin on Nov. 20, 1954. He accepted the Lord in the spring of 1954. He is a member of the Victory Baptist Church Nixa, Mo. He loved to fish, was a hard worker, honest, and had the mind of a steel trap, being able to figure out numbers without writing them down. Claude's greatest accomplishment is his family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother Johnny D. Winborne.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gretta Winborne; two sons, James "Jim" Winborne (Shirley) of Forsyth, Mo., and Dell Winborne (Sharon) of Pratt; four grandchildren, Heather Evans, Joshua Winborne, Chelsi Winborne and Daycie Winborne; two great-grandchildren, Jeremy Evans, and Halliefaye Evans; as well as other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Faith Baptist Church in Attica, with Pastor Jeffrey McCullough and the Rev. Dean Cavin officiating. Burial will follow in the Attica Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home East, Springfield, Mo.