Winnfred Wilford (1939 - 2019)

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Winnfred L Wilford (woggie, winney, win) age 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the St. Clare Manor in Baton Rouge, La. He was the second son of Mollie Alexander Wilford and Louis Wendell Wilford born March 8, 1939.He graduated from Southern Lab School and attended Southern University. Win was one of the first African American males signed by the Ford Modeling Agency. He was Vice President of Epic Records, Publicity and Artist Affairs, Special Markets. He wrote articles in the "Baton Rouge News Leader" under the "New York and Other Points" section. He was also Manager/Publicist of well known artists around the country. Due to health reasons Win returned to Baton Rouge with his wife, Saundra. Win leaves to cherish his memories: Wife, Saundra Wilford, daughter, Robin Benton-Logan and her husband, Greg Logan: 3 sons - Danton Wilford, Toland and Bryant Wilford: 2 brothers - Carl Wilford and Johnny Wilford: 1 sister, Roena I Wilford: 3 granddaughters - Brittany Logan, Brooke Wright-Logan, Briahnna Logan, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews, numerous great nieces and nephew, great great nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, 5262 Prescott Rd. Baton Rouge, La,. Friday, February 15, 2019 Viewing - 8 to 10 am, service starts at 10 am, interment will be at the Louisianna National Cemetery.
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Wilson-Wooddale Funeral Home - Baton Rouge
1553 Wooddale Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-927-1640
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, 2019
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