Kelli Susan Winkler

August 11, 1964 – January 5, 2019

Kelli Susan Winkler, age 54, of The Grove community passed away on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.

Memorial services were held Jan.11, 2019, at Scott’s Funeral Home.

Kelli was born on Aug. 11, 1964, in Houston, to Don Wade and Sharon Swaynie. She married her soul mate, Wayne Winkler, on March 23, 1991, at Crestview Baptist Church, in Austin. They spent 27 wonderful years together. Kelli and Wayne owned a flower shop in Belton for a short time. She never lost her love for flowers and liked spending time tending her fl ower garden. She loved to travel and spend time with family, especially her grandchildren. Most of all, Kelli loved being at home surrounded by the ones she loved.

Kelli is survived by her husband, Wayne Winkler; daughter, Tonua Paradise; son, Tommy Joe Downey; grandchildren, Erin Smith, Brendyn Paradise, Ricky and Doris Nichols, and Richard Streamer; her parents; siblings, Wendi Rains, Don A. Wade, Amanda Hack, and Misty Wade; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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