PALM BEACH, FL -- Wynelle "Winnie" Hare, 91, of Boca Raton, FL and a native of Randolph County, GA made her transition to Heaven on July 15, 2012 while in residence at St, Andrews Estates in Boca Raton.
Wynelle was born in Randolph County, GA in 1921, the daughter of James Moses Nix and Crapie Hooks Nix. She is predeceased by her beloved husband Dr, Tracy B. Hare, her brothers Elwood and Foy Nix as well as her best sister-friend, Carmen Polo.
She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Hare Birmingham (Kelton Skipper) of Palisade, CO and Key West, FL, Tracy B. Hare D'Amelio (Anthony D'Amelio), of Long Valley, NJ, her sisters Janice Nix Temples, Thelma Nix Jones and Sue Nix Roberson of Georgia, cousin, Lorene Moore of Pompano Beach, Fl and a large family of cousins, nieces, nephew's throughout GA, MA, and FL. Grandson Neal Birmingham, Christina Birmingham and Patrick Birmingham, great- grandson of Gainesville , FL. Also included are a multitude of foster in-laws, outlaws, adopted daughters and sons and extended family she loved... you know who you are!
Wynelle never forgot her roots in South Georgia and would return frequently throughout the years to attend family gatherings and Hooks Family Reunions.
Highlights of her career include her 25 years as a Hospital Executive Administrator and her founding of Volunteer Services at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fl
She founded the Florida Association of Hospital Auxiliaries, the South Florida Council of Volunteer Services and the Volunteer Department of Dade County Youth Hall. She was a member of the Advisory Board of the Foster Grandparents Program.
As a dedicated member of the Democratic Party, she served as a campaign manager, volunteer coordinator and adviser. Winnie was also a member of the DAR.
Her greatest gift was the giving and receiving of love. In her presence you felt she genuinely cared and made you feel special and loved for who you were.
Winnie epitomized the classic southern woman as storyteller, orchestrator and motivator, all while dressed with style and panache with her passion for pink.
Services in FL were held at the St Andrews So Chapel in Boca Raton officiated by the Chaplin Ray Brower on, July 21,2012 All celebrants were requested to wear happy colors with a splash of pink...it was very colorful and bright service.
GA Services are also scheduled for October 7th, 2012 at Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church in Shellman, GA for her internment in the Hooks Family Plot. All family and friends are invited to attend a luncheon followed by the services at 2:30 PM
It is again requested that all attendees wear bright colors with a splash of pink.,
In lieu of flowers, send donations for future gifts of random acts of kindness for her chosen loved ones; Payable to: Gayle Jackson 12250 NW 13th Ct. Pembroke Pines, FL 33026 Memo "Winnie Fund."
Avatar Cremation Service
North Palm Beach, FL 561/747-9883