My son Avery and I Tony M Pinkston need to connect to the family I never known. Have recently learned the father I have been looking for is deceased but I may have to brothers that I have never met. My mather has comfirmed that this is the father I have Never met from the the info
she has given me and other people have sent me. Here is all the info I have gathered
After writing you about Donald Lee Pinkston of Hutchinson, Kansas, I
found another, more complete obituary on the website maintained by the
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. I have placed it below. It contains more
info about Donald’s father and mother, and gives locations of his
survivors and gives names of grandchildren. In addition, it mentions
his military service and actual place of death.
Hope this proves a bit more helpful than the obit from the Wichita
Here is the obituary found on the Penwell-Gabel Funeral website.
note that the towns mentioned are all in Kansas, with the exception of
one town in Oklahoma. Though written in the obit as Cheotam (which
doesn’t exist), it is evidently supposed to be Checotah, OK.
From: Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home website: http://www.penwellgabel.com/
Donald Lee Pinkston
Donald Lee Pinkston, 56, died June 21, 2004 at the Veterans Medical
Center, Wichita. He was born January 19, 1948 at Hutchinson, the son of
Jesse R. & Pauline Francis Weathers Pinkston. A longtime Hutchinson
resident, he was a disabled veteran.
He was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
On October 29, 1976 he married LuAnn Fisher at Wichita. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Burrton; two sons, Roy Lee, Adam
Wayne, both of Hutchinson; five brothers, David, Burrton, Roger,
Hutchinson, LeRoy, Cheotam, OK, James, Kingman, Mark, Wichita; four
sisters, Louise Campbell, Arkansas City, Joyce Esterbrook, Lyons,
Brenda Nunmaker, Pretty Prairie, Jewell Dale, Hutchinson; four
grandchildren Tyler Pinkston, Katlyn Pinkston, Madison Pinkston, and
Cremation has taken place.
A Memorial Service is being planned and will be announced at a later
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans in
of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory.
Donald Lee Pinkston, 56, died June 21, 2004, at
Veterans Medical Center, Wichita.
He was born Jan. 19, 1948, at Hutchinson, the son of
Jesse R. and Pauline Weathers Pinkston. A longtime
resident of Hutchinson, he was a disabled veteran.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War.
On Oct. 29, 1976, he married LuAnn Fisher at Wichita.
Other survivors include: his mother, Burrton; two
sons, Roy Lee and Adam Wayne, both of Hutchinson; five
brothers, David, Burrton, Roger, Hutchinson, LeRoy,
Cheotam, Okla., James, Kingman, and Mark, Wichita;
four sisters, Louise Campbell, Arkansas City, Joyce
Esterbrook, Lyons, Brenda Nunmaker, Pretty Prairie,
and Jewell Dale, Hutchinson; and four grandchildren,
Tyler, Katlyn, Madison and Connor Pinkston.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service is planned
and will be announced at a later date.
Memorials may be sent to the Disabled American
Veterans in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home and
Crematory, Hutchinson. Personal condolences may be
left for the family at www.funeralchoice.com
Pauline Frances Pinkston
BURRTON - Pauline Frances Pinkston, 84, died Sept. 29,
2004, at Hospice House.
She was born Sept. 20, 1920, at Shawnee, Okla., the
daughter of William James and Ora A. Hudson Weathers.
A longtime Burrton resident, she was a homemaker and
certified nurse assistant at Haven Nursing Home and
Buhler Sunshine Home.
On Jan. 19, 1939, she married Jesse Roy "Ted" Pinkston
at Lookeba, Okla. He died June 22, 1995.
Survivors include: five sons, Leroy, Cheotam, Okla.,
James A., Kingman, Mark A., Wichita, Roger W.,
Hutchinson, and David D., Burrton; four daughters,
Jewell Dale, Hutchinson, Joyce Estabrook, Lyons,
Louise Campbell, Wichita, and Brenda Nunemaker, Pretty
Prairie; two sisters, Minnie Casey, Buhler, and
Brownita Smith, Union City, Okla.; 30 grandchildren;
55 great-grandchildren; and four
She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Lee
Pinkston; two brothers; six sisters; and two
Memorial graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Monday in
Fairlawn Burial Park, with the Rev. Paul Jackson.
Cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the
register book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday through
Sunday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice House of Hutchinson,
in care of the mortuary.
My mother said she met him at bar called GRANDMAS in kansas in 1972 and i was born in 1973
Any info please contact me at TonyMPinkston@att.net