Obituaries

Wanda Flippo Camp

Mrs. Wanda Flippo Camp, age 58, of Winfield, passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at her residence.  Wanda is preceded in death by her father, George Robert Flippo, Sr. , brother, George Robert Flippo, Jr. (Bob) and step-son, Teddy D. Camp, Jr.  She is survived by her husband, Teddy D. Camp, Sr. of Winfield, son, Ronnie (Beverly) Brock of Guin, mother, Louise Hall Flippo of Winfield, granddaughters, Tia and Whitney Brock of Guin, sisters, Carrie Ann Tucker of Winfield and Marilyn Loretta (Donald) Johnston of Tallassee, AL., brother, Frankie Jayson Flippo of Winfield and step-daughter, April Celeste Camp of Huntsville.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Center United Methodist Church Cemetery.  Brother Larry Pollard will officiate.  Visitation will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home serving the Camp family.

Pearl O. Atkinson

Mrs. Pearl Ola (Burkhalter) Atkinson, age 87 of Brilliant, formerly of Monroe, LA,  passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015 in the Fayette Long Term Care Center.  Pearl  is a 1945 graduate of Pine Tree High School in Longview, TX. She retired from Safeway Grocery Company after 25 years of service and worked for KNOE Channel 8 in Monroe, LA after her retirement from Safeway.  She was a member of College Place Baptist Church in Monroe, LA for 38 years.  Pearl is preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Clarice (Weaver) Burkhalter; her husband, Colon W. Atkinson, three sisters, Margie Willett, Rosemary Burkhalter and Shirley Burkhalter, and two brothers, Odell and Glen Burkhalter.  She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia (Johnny) Fowler, and Sandra Proctor of Briliant, AL, and a  son, Lenn Stephenson, also of Brilliant, AL. Grandchildren are, Shannon Gelpi, Mary  Gentry, Misty Byrd, Kay Wiginton, Wendy Meeks, Justin Fowler and Jessy Fowler, great grandchildren, Ryan Gentry, Chasity Hisbon, Lane Stanford, Karagan Stanford, Colton White, Cloie Johnston, and Camden Johnston,  and a sister, Sharon (Bill) Taack of Las Vegas, NV.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m until 2:00 p.m. (service time) on Sunday at the funeral home.    Brother Drew Manley will be the officiating minister.  Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m.  on Monday March 2, 2015 in the Riverview Cemetery, in Monroe, LA.      Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Atkinson family.



Mrs. Mae Lou Sandlin Weeks Carter

Mrs. Mae Lou Sandllin Weeks Carter, age 88 of Winfield, passed away on February 24, 2015 in the Golden Living Center in Winfield. Lou loved life, church, her family, children, and grandchildren; she loved to paint and loved to teach her oil painting art.  She was avid in her church work, quilting, cooking, and keeping her great grandson Tyler during his young years.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Lillian Bishop Sandlin, and her husband, John Cline Weeks, a WWII veteran, and prominent business man and banker for many years, brothers, J.T., Morris, Harold, and Hollie, and 2 sisters, Lennie and Ilene.  She is survived by her daughters, Dianne (Ronnie) Cockrell, and Myra Weeks, grandchildren, J. Brett Smith and Christie Smith Norris, great grandchildren, Tyler Tidwell and Sara Grace Norris, sisters, Betty Riggs and Shirley Wiliams, and current husband, Travis Ray Carter.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery.  Brother Dewayne Smith will be the officiating minister.  The visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home on Friday.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directing. 

Ralph Douglas Hendrix

Ralph Douglas Hendrix, age 72, of the Twin Community, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 in the DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.  Mr. Hendrix was born in Fayette, AL on September 2, 1942 to the late Walter Aaron Hendrix, Jr and Willie Elaine Trimm Hendrix.  He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Walter Ray Hendrix and a granddaughter, Heather Hendrix.  Mr. Hendrix lived in the Twin Community most of his life; a member of the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, assistant manager for many local grocery stores in and around Winfield, and was retired from the Sunbeam Bread Company with several years of dedicated service.  He is survived by his daughter, Mechele (Shane) Whitfield of Hamilton,  sons, Allen (Teresa) Hendrix of Twin, and Robert (Daphne) Hendrix of Winfield, grandchildren, Holly, Justin, Kane and Isabela Hendrix, sister, Barbara (Robert) Crittenden of Florence,  niece, Christy (Donald) Kilgore and a nephew, James (Sherry) Hendrix.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Old Union Cemetery.  Bro. Mike Beckon and Bro. David Crowe will officiate.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (service time) on Saturday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Hendrix family.

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