The Newnan Times-Herald


Sonya Veal Winkles

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
  • |
  • Sep. 04, 2020 - 10:18 AM

Donate To Support Local Journalism.

Please consider making a donation so we can continue to bring you the latest news and information on COVID-19 in our community.

Donate Now
Sonya Veal Winkles

The Newnan Times-Herald

Sonya Veal Winkles, age 58, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

She was born on July 5, 1962, in Newnan, GA to Jimmy Veal and Gail Hines Veal.

Sonya is preceded in death by her father Jimmy Veal and husband Kenneth Winkles. She is survived by her mother, Gail Veal; children, Jackson Winkles (Frankie), Julie Winkles, Cain Dover (Bethaney), Luke Dover (Marylee) and Catilyn Bridges. She is also survived by grandchildren, Mekhi Winkles (Jessica), Malik Truitt, Makinley Truitt, Annabelle Winkles, Desiree Rhone, Ace Clemente, Alexis Dover, Alyvia Dover; great-grandchildren, Aubree Winkles, Milani Newell and two sisters, Sabrina Atkins and Natasha Mashburn.

The funeral service celebrating the life Sonya lived is Friday, September 4, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan with Pastor Greg Morris, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow the service at Sargent Cemetery in Sargent, GA. The family will greet friends Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome but those who wish to make a memorial contribution in Sonya’s name, may do so to the charity of their choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580