Obituary for Norma Jean Winters

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Norma Jean Winters, 96, of Heavener was born May 31, 1923 in Lovings to Robert Wesley and Bertha Almeda (Humphreys) Tomlin and passed away Oct. 30, 2019 in Heavener.

Funeral service is Friday at 10 a.m. at Lovings Baptist Church with Rev. Bob McCaslin, Rev. David Billy, Bro. Mark Morris and Ray Luman officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lovings Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

Jean was a life-long resident of the area, a homemaker and a long-time Charter Member of the Lovings Baptist Church. She was the last sibling of the Tomlin family. Jean dearly loved her family and friends. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

Surviving family members are two daughters Charlotte Moody and husband Buck of Heavener, and Pam Luman and husband Ray of Wister; two sons Paul Winters and wife Terri of Heavener, and Jim Winters and wife Jami of Heavener; seven grandchildren Brandon Moody and wife Jennifer of Heavener; Delana Ester and husband Dustin of Heavener; Amber LeFlore and husband Jeff of Heavener; Dana Metzker and husband Clay of Heavener;  Dusty Free and husband Josh of Bates, Arkansas; Stormy Winters of Heavener; and Haylee Sanchez and husband Octavio of Anchorage, Alaska; 15 Lexi, Abbi and Ashi Moody; Tyler Ester and wife April, Logan Ester; Tayler and Alex Ollie; Trentin, Jaxon and J.D. Metzker; Kylee, Kinlee, Kason and Kymber Free; and Kash Sanchez; two great-great grandchildren John and Jolie Ester; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, Doyle E. Winters; and one grandson, Dwight Luman.

Pallbearers are Brandon Moody, Stormy Winters, Tyler Ester, Trenton Metzker, Jaxon Metzker and John Doyle Metzker. Honorary pallbearers are Jeff LeFlore, Clay Metzker, Josh Free, Kason Free, Logan Ester, Dustin Ester and Octavio Sanchez.

Viewing is Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will visit with friends Thursday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m.

To sign Mrs. Winters’ online guestbook please visit

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