Mrs. Charlene Bourland Holcomb, age 72 of Brilliant, passed away Friday January 19, 2018 in the DCH hospital in Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Holcomb was preceded in death by her parents, Bill Bourland and Bessie Estes Bourland, her husband, Robert Holcomb, one sister, Debra Franks, three brothers, Carlton Bourland, Willie Bourland, and David Bourland. She is survived by her children, Kimberly Holcomb (Herman Logan) of Winfield and Anthony Holcomb (Shae) of Brilliant, grandson, Dustin Markham (Ashley) of Huntsville, great grandchildren, Hallie and Luke Markham, special nieces, Holly Thornton (Donnie) and Monica Franks and special great nephew, Gabriel Thornton, sister, Millie Thompson (Harold) of Brilliant. Funeral services for Mrs. Holcomb will be held on Monday January 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Sunday evening January 20. 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Bro. Dwight Bailey and Bro. Greg Webb will be the officiating ministers. Honorary pallbearers will be, Terry Thompson, Jason Bourland, Carol Bourland, Gary Bourland, Greg Bourland, Will Bourland, Cole Fulmer, Mark Whitley, John Whitley. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Holcomb family.
Mrs. Mary June Tucker, age 69, of Winfield formerly of Jasper, passed away Friday January 18, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Tucker was born June 18, 1949 in Little Rock, AR to James A. Smith and Alice Lemmons Smith. Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Douglas “Buddy” Tucker, one son, Douglas Dewayne Tucker, three sisters, Wonda, Theresa, and, Ann, five brothers, David, Danny, Jessie, Thomas, and James, Jr. Mrs. Tucker is survived by her children, Cynthia Hyche (David), Randy Tucker (Nikki), Landy Tucker (Melissa), grandchildren, Tiffany, Tyler, Shawn, Andrew, Michael, Amber, Carson, Chase, Sharon, Brandon, Kortlynn, Kristen and Christopher, sisters, Joyce Tidwell and Marie Gilbert, brothers, Eugene Smith and Lonnie Joe Smith and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Tucker will be held on Sunday January 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel. The visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Tidwell Chapel cemetery. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Tucker family.
Mrs. Helen Louise Stephens, age 80, of the Tidwell Chapel Community, passed away Monday January 14, 2019 in the Fayette Long Term Healthcare Facility. Mrs. Stephens was preceded in death by her parents, Troy Dodd and Earline Tucker Dodd, husbands, Floyd McDonald, John Cochran and Ronald Stephens, grandson, James McWhirter, sisters, Maybell Mayfield, Carolyn Heathcock, and Jackie Faucett, brothers, Garland Dodd, Harlon Dodd, and Carlton Dodd. She is survived by her daughter, Janet McDonald McWhirter (Boyce) of Hubbertville, sons, Thomas Wayne McDonald (Denise) of Fayette, and Franklin Lee McDonald of Winfield, grandchildren, Tiffany McWhirter, Kelly McWhirter, David McWhirter, Jessica Taylor (Kevin), Kimberly Benton (Michael), Justin McDonald (Nicole), Emily McDonald, Jennifer McDonald, Sarah McDonald, great grandchildren, Zora McCarley, Jacoby McCarley, Alex Neels, Jayden McDonald, and Tyler McDonald, Sisters, Wynell Reed and Patty Tidwell, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mrs. Stephens will be Thursday January 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. The visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Burial will follow on Friday morning in the Tidwell Chapel cemetery. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Stephens family.
Mr. James Coy Franks, age 79 of the Twin community, passed away on Sunday January 13, 2019, at his residence. From a young age Coy developed a love for music, he could play anything he picked up, he developed many friendships through his talent. He spent many nights picking and grinning with the Clifty Creek Boys. Mr. Franks also loved the outdoors, when he wasn’t playing music, he would spend as much time as he could either fishing, working in his garden, or woodworking. He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Ollie Franks, and 2 sisters, Ruthie Mae Pratt, and Eunie Giddy. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Guin Franks, 2 sons, Michael Franks and Scott Franks, 5 grandchildren, Jordan Franks (Summer), Jessie Holmes (Cody), Andrea Gail Franks, Kayla Franks, and Katelyn Franks, a great granddaughter, Harley Michelle Jones, a sister, Nellie Green (Troy), a brother, Roy Franks, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Franks will be held on Thursday January 17, 2019 at 12:00 noon from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Wednesday January 16, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Franks family.