Twyla Venette Pinkney was born to the late Louise Cole Pinkney and Matthew Pinkney on February 21, 1965, in Camilla, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her mother, Louise, and brothers, Matthew, and Darwin Cole. Twyla attended Mitchell-Baker Service Center for several years until her health began to fail. Twyla loved gifts, her family, friends, and traveling. She participated in several Special Olympics events such as baseball, bowling, volleyball, and basketball. She made friends wherever she traveled, and she had a kind heart. She had a smile that would light up a room. She leaves to cherish her precious memories: her father, Matthew Pinkney; sister, Carolyn Quimberly; brothers, Danny (Gloria) Cole and Anthony Cole; a special aunt and caretaker, Eddie Mae Smith; and a host of other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.