Rebecca Claire Winn


Rebecca Claire Winn, 97, of Mount Vernon, Illinois went to be with her Lord at 7::54 A.M. October 12, 2017 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center. She was born January 9, 1920 in New Canton, Illinois to James R. & Minnie (Barley) Easley. She married Maurice L. Winn on June 1, 1942 in Pittsfield, Illinois and he preceded her in death in 1977.

Rebecca is survived by her son, Randy Winn of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughters, Judith Brown of Tucson, Arizona and Janet Harris and husband, Randy of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 5 grandchildren, Lisa Rains, Mark Brown, Robert Pipher, Renee Pipher, and Ryan Pipher; and 3 great-grandchildren, Paige Pipher, Hannah Pipher, and Cooper DeRossett.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rev. Dr. Maurice L. Winn; 2 sisters; 1 brother.

Rebecca was a member of First United Methodist Church for 52 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, Joy Sunday School Class, and the Wesleyan Service Women.

A visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until funeral service time: 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 15, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Victor Long and Reverend Bud Storey officiating.  Interment will follow at Creal Springs Cemetery in Creal Springs, Illinois.

For those who wish, memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church

Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit for further information.