Dr.Fench Wynne, MD Obituary:
Funeral Date: 2/19/2004
Dr. George French Wynne, MD, age 79, of Warren, Arkansas died Monday, February 16, at Wagnon Place. He was born June 14, 1924 at Fordyce, Arkansas a son of the late Col. Thomas Duncan Wynne and Agnes Gill Wynne. Dr. Wynne was from a pioneer southeast Arkansas family and practiced medicine for his entire career in Warren. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and UAMS, he was an ensign in the US Navy during World War II. Dr. Wynne was active in numerous professional organizations throughout his long career, having served as president of the Arkansas State Medical Society and as president of the Arkansas State Medical Board as well as on the counsel of the Southern Medical Association. He was active in Rotary and a staunch Methodist. In addition to his parents, Dr. Wynne was preceded in death by four brothers Thomas Duncan Wynne, Jr., Halcott Gill Wynne, Robert Douglas Wynne and Frank Wilburn Wynne, his twin brother and one sister Annette Wynne Shipman. In addition to his wife of 55 years, Matilda McFaddin Wynne, he is survived by one sister Agnes Phillips (Col James, ret) of Fordyce, Ark; 3 sisters-in- law Mary Ross Thomas, Little Rock, Ark, Marsue Haviland, Prescott, Arizona and Carol Wynne of Virginia; 4 children Matilda Buchanan (Steve) of Little Rock, Ark., French Wynne, Jr. (Judy) of Warren, Ark., Marianne Ligon (Stark) of Little Rock, Ark and Edward McFaddin Wynne (Susan) of Grandbury, Texas; eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. All Bradley County, Arkansas mourns. The family expresses love and gratitude to Dr. Wally Marsh and the entire staff of Wagnon Place. The funeral was 10:00 am, Thursday, February 19, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Siegfried Johnson officiating. Mary Lou Martin was organist. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery near New Edinburg by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were French Wynne, III., Reed James, Stark Ligon, Ricky OíNeill, Harold Wallace Mann, Bruce Anderson, Tim Spraggins and Sheriff Butch Belin. Honorary pallbearers were Rodney Parnell, Doug Thornton, Gary Thornton, Tom Haley, Dr. James W. Marsh, Dr. Dichelle George, Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Dr. David Foscue, Dr. Kerry Pennington, Dr. Scott Claycomb, Dr. David Chambers, Dr. Ken Purvis, Sykes Harris, John B. Frazer, Jr., Sam Fullerton, Carlton Davis, R.V. Warner, Larry Derby, Gerard Sangster, Gerald Burton, Calvin Heird, Murry Claycomb, E.F. Paulus, Mayor R. Greg Reep, Ricky Roper, Bob Newton and Curtis Blankinship, Jr. Memorials preferred to the First United Methodist Church of Warren, the Bradley County Historical Museum, The Bradley County Medical Center Memorial Fund or the University of Arkansas at Monticello Foundation.