Lorraine “Pete” Davis Winter, 74, of Tuscola, Tx was called to her eternal resting place on January 24, 2019. A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Buffalo Gap Cemetery, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7pm on Thursday, January 31, at the funeral home in Tuscola.
She was born October 6, 1944 in Marshall Texas to “Blackie” and Doris Davis. The family moved to Ft. Worth when she was 3 years old and to Abilene a few years later. "Pete" as she was called by everyone who knew and loved her was always a happy child. She attended Abilene High School and also went to modeling school. After high school she married Bobby Martin and moved to Ranger, Tx. They had one son, Gregory Martin.
She earned an associate’s degree from Cisco College and began a 50 year career in hospital administration. She excelled in her field which allowed her to live in different cities and states including Florida and Hawaii. She worked for Abilene Regional and after 10 years retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Abilene in 2007.
She reconnected with an old friend Randon Winter on their birthday weekend in 1996 and they were married on April, 5, 1997. Everyone who knew them will tell you that they were soulmates.
She loved spending time with Randy, her sisters and their husbands. She loved animals, dancing, or anything that involved her kids or grandkids. She enjoyed spending time at their lake house and having family BBQs.
She is survived by her husband Randy Winter who is in hospice care expected to join her soon, her Son Greg (April) Martin of Rockwall, TX, Step-daughter Brandi (Frank) Mixon of Abilene, Sisters: Pat (Gene) Mitchell of Abilene, Sandy Cannon of Tuscola, Jill (JR) Pierce of Springtown, Tx, Grand-daughters: Chelsea Martin of Arlington, Danielle (Josh) Abbe of Garland, Katie (Philip) Holland of San Antonio, Taylor Thompson of Rowlett, and Great-Grandchildren: David Martin, Joseph Perez, Mattie Bryan, Sophia Abbe, Philip Holland, Andrew and Aiden Preslopski, Nieces: Jenifer (Jason) Hooper, Brandy Pierce and nephews Garrett (Marta) Mitchell, Greg and Kevin Cannon.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her father, Blackie, her mother Doris, her brother-in-law Jerry Cannon, niece Raelynn Jessup and nephew Clint White.