Georgette D. "Lovie" Winkey

May 8, 1969 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 54) 54 Years Old

Georgette "Lovie" Winkey Obituary

On Wednesday, February 14, 2024, Valentine’s Day in the middle of the night, Georgette Danielle Winkey, of Coatesville, PA, slipped away unexpectedly at the Paoli Hospital. She was 54 years old.

Born in Coatesville, she was the beloved daughter of Amanda Buchanan Winkey and the late Charles V. P. Winkey. She was affectionately known as “Lovie" by her family and friends.

Lovie, attended the Coatesville Area public schools and graduated from Coatesville Senior High School in 1988.

She was employed by the Coatesville School District, Embreeville State Hospital, and Brian’s House for many years. However, her most valuable job was as a homemaker. The love she shared with her children and grandchildren was phenomenal; she would go all out for her children. One of her favorite nephews, DeAndre Brown was a testament of her love and lived with her for many years. He is now attending Thiel College in Greenville, PA.

Lovie embraced life with a passion. She brought joy to anyone who crossed her path. She loved to cook, and her signature Lasagna was requested by all. She spent most of her waking hours with her grandchildren and was always thinking of new places to take them. She enjoyed taking them to the beach, Ocean City being one of her favorite places. But her most honorable achievement was her children and grandchildren and she always made herself available when they needed her, which was most of the time.

She is survived by sons, Emir Winkey, Kahlie Winkey; daughters, Alaja Winkey, Shania Winkey Hill; mother, Amanda Buchanan Winkey; sisters, Adeania Neshell Winkey Dorsey, Tanisha Winkey; brothers, Dabeed Buchanan, Cesar Buchanan, Charles Winkey, Jr.;  grandchildren, Seriah Winkey, Zevaeh Winkey, Juelz Winkey, Zayden Anderson, Zahmir Anderson, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In addition, to her father Charles Van Pierre Winkey; she was preceded in death by her youngest son, Malik Wonya Winkey; sister, Alainia Meshell Winkey Pulliam; and nephew, Derek Anthony Mayo.

Lovie will be deeply missed and her memory will live on in our hearts forever because of the joy she left  behind and the many lives she touched. Lovie’s life was far from a bed of roses, but she held on to life and living with much zeal as long as she could. She stood the test, she gave it her best, paid her dues, received her wings, and now she sits next to the king.

A Memorial Service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Second Baptist Worship Center, 857 Lumber Street, Coatesville, PA. A visitation will begin at 11:00 AM until the time of the service. Please note: There will not be a viewing.

Interment will be held privately.

Condolences may be shared at the guestbook tab. Condolences to be read should be faxed to 610-383-7523 or emailed to wrightfuneralsvs@aol.com to the funeral home by Friday 4 pm.  

Family and friends may share condolences at the guestbook link on this memorial page, where you may also light a candle in her memory. 

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February 24, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Second Baptist Worship Center
857 Lumber Street
Coatesville, PA 19320

Memorial Service
February 24, 2024

12:00 PM
Second Baptist Worship Center
857 Lumber Street
Coatesville, PA 19320

Private Cremation


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