‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees
Send a Sympathy Gift


Sutton Memorial Home (Taylorville, Illinois)
Monday September 6th, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

View Details

Graveside Service

Edinburg Cemetery
Tuesday September 7th, 2021

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Mariam's visitation.

Mariam E. Winans

Mariam E. Winans, 98 of Mt. Auburn passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 12:05 p.m. at her home in rural Mt. Auburn, IL. She was born on November 16, 1922 in Champaign, IL the daughter of Denzil and Myra (Frazee) Smith. She married R. Merle Winans on February 1, 1947 in Chatham, IL. She retired from Memorial Medical Center as R.N. in 1991. Mariam graduated from Chatham High School in the Class of 1940 and St. John’s School of Nursing in 1946.

She is survived by her daughter: Linda Jo Winans, of Mt. Auburn; sons: Russ (Becky) Winans, Mt. Auburn; Curt (Vickie) Winans, Mt. Auburn; Alex (Kay) Winans, Mt. Auburn; Ben (Amy) Winans, Taylorville, IL; daughter-in-law: Pam Winans of Bloomington, IL; grandchildren: Josh (Ann) Winans, Jacob (Laura) Winans, Phillip Winans, Jennifer (Gabe) Anderson, Jarred Winans, Abby Winans, Eric Winans, Travis Winans, and Lilly Winans; great-grandchildren: Kaylor, Toby, Lauren, Tucker, Ty, and Madelyn; brothers: Homer Lee (Mary Alice) Smith of Arlington Heights, Il; sister-In-laws: Bev Smith of Normal, Il and Marilyn Smith of Florida; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: Bradley O. Winans, brothers: Denzil Smith Jr., Harold Smith and Don Smith; brother and sister In laws: George and Leah Winans, James and Dixie Winans, Glenn and Dorothy Winans.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 6, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 starting at 3:00 p.m. at Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating.

Memorials may be made to Cunningham Children Home 1301 N Cunningham Ave, Urbana, IL 61802 or Taylorville FFA 815 W. Springfield Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mariam Winans, please visit our flower store.


to the Winans crew- Angels before you, prayers behind you, blessings beside you, may you feel the comforting presence of our Lord with you. Your mother, grandmother has been a true inspiration to us all. May we extend our sympathy to you, in the knowledge that "the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9
We are thinking of you, Pam and Frank Mathon

Pam and Frank Mathon Sep 8 2021 4:52 PM

So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sue, Jana and Carl Ladson

Jana Ladson Sep 6 2021 5:32 PM

Linda Jo & Family - Thinking if you and wishing you peace and comfort during your time of sorrow.

Linda “Burchett “ Vono Sep 6 2021 3:02 PM

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you.

Joyce Burchett Sep 6 2021 2:29 PM

So so sorry for ur famly's loss. Sending prayers

Gerald and Deanna Bottrell Sep 5 2021 4:24 PM

John and I wish to express our deepest sympathy to your family. Miriam was one of the Lord's special angels on earth. She had a way of making everyone feel loved. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. We will be praying for your family as she is now with her Lord and Savior.

Nancy Wachter Sep 5 2021 10:21 AM

So sorry curt, Vicki, and the family.

Eric hagan Sep 4 2021 5:06 PM

Sorry for your family's loss brother.

Travis Miller Sep 4 2021 5:02 PM

So sorry for your loss . Sending love to your family.

Sandy Smith the Late Mark Smith wife. Sep 4 2021 1:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mariam Winans

Sandy Smith Sep 4 2021 1:49 PM

Show More Entries