Athens Review, Athens, Texas

August 30, 2013

Winnie Louise Hennessee

The Athens Review

Athens — Heaven rejoiced Aug. 29, 2013 as one of its precious saints, Mrs. Winnie Louise Hennessee, 95, of Malakoff passed from this earth and entered Heaven’s gates.

Mrs. Hennessee was born on Oct. 4, 1917 in Farmersville to Oscar and Stella Young Hawkins.

She married her soul mate T.J. Hennessee and together they served in the ministry of the gospel until his passing. Winnie served in the ministry for 65 years.

Mrs. Hennessee is preceded in death by: her parents, Oscar and Stella Hawkins; her blessed husband, T.J. Hennessee;  granddaughter, Darinda Hennessee Rogers; and two sisters.

She is survived by: her daughter, Betty Weaks and husband Ray; son, David Hennessee and wife Jo; granddaughters, Diana Hayes and husband Tommy, Lisa Street and husband Phillip; great-grandchildren,   Cameron Rogers, Colt Rogers, Jason Hayes, Holly James, Parker Street and Karson Street. 

Her beautiful legacy continues with eight great-great grandchildren,  Macie Gonzalez, Raeleigh Pierce, Kylee James, Ryker James, Heartlee James, Ellee Commander, Brooklee Hayes and Jack Hayes.

Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hilltop Worship Center, 815 E. Royall Blvd., Malakoff, TX.  Service will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev.  Tommy Hayes and the Rev. Arnold Walker officiating.  Interment will be in the Malakoff Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Cameron Rogers, Derek Rogers, Jason Hayes, Terry James, Phillip Street, Parker Street   and Karson Street,

Under the direction of Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home.  Online condolences can be made at