Leslie Fay Winks

Born: Mon., Dec. 17, 1956
Died: Mon., Aug. 23, 2010

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Leslie F. Winks, a resident of Pilot Rock, and former resident of Pendleton, died Monday, August 23, 2010 in a Richland, Washington hospital. She was 53 years old. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 28, at 10:00 AM at Burns Mortuary Chapel in Pendleton. Contributions in her memory may be directed to the American Cancer Society and may be sent care of the Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, P.O. Box 489, Pendleton, Oregon 97801. You may sign the register book, or send condolences online at www.burnsmortuary.com Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Please join the family following the services for a gathering at the Oxford Suites. Mrs. Winks was born December 17, 1956 in Las Angeles, California. She was the daughter of Lawrence M. and Glena M. Wade Thompson. As a child she moved to Pendleton with her parents. She was raised and educated in Pendleton and graduated from Pendleton High School with the class of 1975. After high school she attended Blue Mountain Community college for a time. She married Edward Winks on October 28, 1988 in Pendleton. She had worked at Chuck's Mini Mart as well as Albertson's and then CAPECO all here in Pendleton. She greatly enjoyed dancing, as well as camping and spending time with her grandchildren and her family. She had been a member of the free Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Edward of Pilot Rock, Oregon, one daughter, Bobby Spencer of Pilot Rock, four brothers, Larry E. Thompson of Idaho, Steve M. Thompson of Emmitt, Idaho, Larry D. Thompson of Anchorage, Alaska and Michael R. Thompson also of Anchorage; six sisters, Glena M. Caywood of Emmitt, Idaho, Judith A. Walker of Idaho, Janet L. Stillman of Federal Way, Washington, Marian A. Bradley of Hermiston, Oregon, and Debra L. Mosher and Tina S. Southwick both of Pendleton. Four grandchildren also survive.

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   Posted Tue August 24, 2010
My thoughts are with you during this hard time...

Carrie and Ken
   Posted Thu August 26, 2010
Ed, We love you and are thinking of you. lots of hugs, Carrie Ken Ethan Jordan

Maria Gomez
   Posted Thu August 26, 2010
Leslie, I will miss you dearly. thank you for working with me all those wonderful years at CAPECO. I attribute alot to you! Maria

Robert Blair
   Posted Thu August 26, 2010
I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Leslie at Albertson's. She was a loyal friend and a wonderful person. She will be missed buy all who knew her.

Cyndy Finch
   Posted Fri August 27, 2010
I am so sorry to hear about Leslie,We used to have so much fun when we worked together at Albertsons. Leslie was a sweet loving women that will never be forgotten

Cheryl and Vicki Stillman
   Posted Fri August 27, 2010
She was a terrific person and we will greatly miss her.

Greg Elliott
   Posted Fri August 27, 2010
Dear Ed, Was surprised and saddened to hear about Leslie. Please accept our deepest condolences. Hang in there. Diane and Greg Elliott

Brad harsin
   Posted Sun August 29, 2010
You will be missed auntie. To all the other family members love ya and god bless

Barbara Lynn
   Posted Wed September 01, 2010
Heaven is a better place for having my dear sweet Auntie. My deepest heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to all the loving family that is suffering her loss.

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