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Obituaries

Mrs.Dorothy Mae Atkins

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Wates Atkins, age 80, of Guin in the Pea Ridge Community, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Atkins was the daughter of the late Clyde and Fannie Lucille Martin Wates. She is survived by her husband, Bro. William L. "Widdy" Atkins, sons, Allen (Kathy) Atkins of Guin, Randal (Phyllis) Atkins of Harvest, AL and Shane (Stephanie) Atkins of Moundville, AL, grandchildren, Tara (Tim) Eller, Heath (Amanda) Atkins, Kyle (Nicole) Atkins, Kayla (Nelson) Baine, Victoria and Cade Atkins, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and 2 sisters, Ann Kallenbach and Helen Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Inez Harrod.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win.

Bro. Mark Riggs and Bro. Jack Harder will be officiating the service.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Atkins family.

Mr. Charles Gentry

Mr. Charles Gentry, age 85 of Helena, formerly of the Hubbertville area, passed away on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at his residence in Helena.  He was preceded in death by his wife. Martha Nell Gentry, his parents, 1 sister, Louise Salter and 4 brothers, James, Harold, Virgil and Boots Gentry.  Mr. Gentry is survived by his son, Brian Gentry of Helena, grandchildren, Grady and Katie Gentry of Helena, sister-in-laws- Janie Holmes and Brenda (Larry) Rush of Alabaster, brother-in-law Phillip (Carolyn) Webster of Hubbertville.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 7, 2014 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Berea Church of Christ Cemetery.  Scott Webster will be the officiating minister.  Visitation will be form 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm (service time) on Friday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Gentry family.  

Mrs. Avie D. Tyra

Mrs. Avie D. Tyra, age 77 of Winfield, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.  Mrs. Tyra was preceded in death by her parents, David and Lizzie McCollum Tyra, husband Samuel Baker, brothers, Joe, Boots, J.D., and Shine Tyra, and 2 sisters, Mallie McClinton and Katherine Tyra.  She is survived by a special nephew, Roy Lee Tyra (Thelma) of Columbus GA, sisters, Billie Nalls of Fayette, and Faye Bolling (William) of Glen Allen, a brother, Raymond Tyra (Gloria) of Birmingham, sisters in law, Dimple Tyra of Wisconsin, and Mandy Tyra of Illinois.  Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, Oct. 25th from the Piney Grove Church of Christ with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Tyra Family. 

Mrs. Nadine Porter

Mrs. Nadine Johnson Porter, age 87 of Winfield, passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper.  Mrs. Porter was a member of the Winfield First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband,  G.W. Porter, 2 brothers, Hillard and Bernard Johnson, and 2 sisters, Hazel Tidwell and Yvonne Reed.  Mrs. Porter is survived by her daughter, Alice McMillan (Hoyt) of Winfield, granddaughters, Alicia McMillan Robertson (Tony) of Guin, and CeCe McMillan Hubbert (Jeff) of Tuscaloosa, great grandchildren, Brooke Walters (Brandon) of Enterprise, Hannah Robertson, Ira, Molly Robertson, and Sarah Beth Moore, all of Winfield, great great grandchildren, Avery, Jax, Sydnee, Lola Kate, and Lex, 2 sisters, Marilyn Robertson of Trussville, and Edith Courtney of Valdosta, GA.  Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Dr. Paul Murphy officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. (service time) on Monday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Porter family. 

Mr. Billy Henderson

Mr. Billy Henderson, age 90 of Winfield, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at his residence.  Mr. Henderson was a U.S. Army, WWII, wounded combat veteren; serving two terms and receiving multiple awards, including the Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star and the Bronze Star.  Mr. Henderson retired from Caterpiller Inc. in Peoria, IL with 30 years of service, and was a member of UAW Local 974.  He was preceded in death by his parents, J.L. Henderson and Mary Weeks Henderson, brothers, Sam, Earl, Morgan, and Rob Henderson, Half Brothers, Preston Dee and Rayburn Henderson. He is survived by his Wife, LaWinnie Henderson, sister, Vereda Couch, half sisters, Rachel Graham and Barbara Grissom, half brothers, Joe Henderson and Turner Henderson, and a host of nieces , nephews and other relatives and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13 2014 from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow in the West AL Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win.  Military Honors will be presented at the graveside.  Bro. Paul Gray officiating.   Visitation will be from 1:00 until 2:00 (service time) on Monday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Henderson family.

 

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