Frank Marion Winesette

Born 12-Mar-1921 in Hermiston, OR
Died 20-Aug-1997 in Venice, Sarasota County, FL
Social Security: 244-20-3208 (North Carolina)
Son of Eli Winesett and Della May Steele

Date of Marriage is 8-Aug-1948
Wife is Frances Tucker Withheld
Born ? and still alive
Daughter of Francis Leland Withheld, Jr. and Josie Mae Withheld

Frank was born in Hermiston, OR. He played football and was the drum major in the band. He served in the Army Air Corps as an aircraft mechanic stationed in England during World War II. After the war he played football for Eastern Carolina College but did not complete his degree. A web entry rates him very high as a running back. He worked with his father and brother, Jimmy, in the bee (honey) business.

After his marriage Frank moved to Nokomis, FL, and worked in real estate and also with the bees. He later moved to nearby Venice where he served as a city commissioner and as mayor. He greatly enjoyed playing poker with his buddies at the Moose Lodge.

Frances was born in Bethel, NC. She was very close to her mother, a retired postal clerk, who resided in Bethel, NC.

Frank and Frances' children are:

1. Frank Gregory (14-Oct-1952) and
2. Joseph Leland (2-Sep-1954).
Frances would return to her childhoom home and stay with her mother during her pregnancies.

Frank is buried in Bethel, NC.

Frank & Francis Christmas 1994

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