Obituary of Adville Winkles Weatherford
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Adville Winkles Weatherford, 88, widow of Colonel Edwin Gillard Weatherford, died Friday, November 25, 2022, at her home. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late David Milton Winkles and Bertha Abbiegaile Stafford Winkles. Mrs. Weatherford, a graduate of Winthrop College was a retired elementary and special education school teacher and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Oswego. Surviving are two sons, Douglas Edwin Weatherford, wife Karen, grandchildren Brent of Orlando, FL and Steven of Jacksonville, FL; and Anthony Scott Weatherford, wife Laura, of Savannah, GA; grandchildren Jenna Bass, husband Ryan Bass and great-grandson Sawyer and great-granddaughter Marnie of Long Beach, MS and Bryan Weatherford, wife Brandyn of Birmingham, AL; a brother, David M. Winkles, wife Cass of Greenville; a sister, Marilyn Ham of Sumter. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, December 3, 2022, in Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Whited officiating. Burial will be in the cemetery adjacent to the church. The family will receive friends from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M. Saturday at the church prior to the service and a reception will be held in the church Fellowship Hall following the burial. Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 5575 Lodebar Road, Sumter, SC 29153. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.