Mr. James Hilton Robison better known as Hilton, age 76, of Guin, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 in the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham. Mr. Robison retired from Continental Conveyor Company after 41 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lora Ann Robison, daughter, Lawanna Perry (Tommy), granddaughter, Tiffany Perry, brothers, Nathan Robison and Gary Robison (Shirley) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends. Mr. Robison was preceded in death by a daughter, Jammie Leigh Robison, his parents, Johnnie Marcus Robison and Eula Lee Pugh Robison, brothers, Basil M. and Major Lee Robison and a sister in law, Joanne Robison. Funeral services for Mr. Robison will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery near Crews, AL. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Robison family.

Mr. Coley Ray Hughes, age 74 of Winfield, passed away, Tuesday October 16, 2018 in the Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. Coley was a graduate of Winfield City High School, a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard, and retired from Continental Conveyor & Equipment Co with over 40 Years of service.

Mr. Hughes was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Hughes, parents, Fletcher Hughes and Lenora Robinson Hughes and his brother, Sherman Hughes. He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Hughes of Winfield, son, Scott Hughes (Sarah) of Homewood, grandchildren, Austin Swanigan, Alyssa Swanigan, Evie Hughes and David Hughes, brother, Herman Hughes (Mary Frances) of Winfield and a sister in law, Betty Hughes of Beaverton.

Funeral services for Mr. Hughes will be held on Saturday October 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Mt. Willing cemetery. Visitation will be Friday October 19, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Michael Jackson will be the officiating minister.

Bowen Funeral Home serving the Hughes family.

Mr. Murray Glenn May, age 94, born September 13, 1924, passed away October 11, 2018 at the Country Place Assisted Living facility in Winfield.  He was preceded in death by his parents William (Bud) May and Chessie L. Taylor May, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.  He is survived by son, Terry May, of Huntsville AL.  Glenn retired from the U.S. Army as Sergeant Major E-9, having served 24 years.  During WWII, all 5 brothers served in the U.S. Military simultaneously.  Glenn served overseas in Germany, Japan, Korea and participated in 4 atomic bomb tests at the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Theatre.  In accordance with Mr. May’s directives, final arrangements will be private.  Son Terry extends his appreciation to all of his Father’s friends and relatives, as well as his caretakers at Kemp Meadows and Country Place, assisted living facilities, in Winfield, AL.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the May family.


Willie Joe McClinton, 75, departed his life on October 11, 2018 at Diversicare in Winfield, Alabama.

Willie Joe McClinton was born in this world through the union of Willie Lee McClinton and Claytese Nalls on September 11, 1943.

Prior to his illness, Willie was a hard worker in the church, where he served in various capacities. He loved to sing, not only at his home congregation but also while visiting other congregations.

Willie had a strong work ethic. He worked as a certified electrician in the coal mines for 27 years until his retirement in 2001. Prior to working in the coal mines, Willie worked as a mechanic at the Chevrolet Dealership in Winfield, AL. And he was a strong advocate of education. He always encouraged his girls and grandchildren to get as much “schooling” as they possibly could get. While wearing his ‘signature’ overalls, Willie once visited one of Tywana’s classes and spent some time with her students. And his absolute favorite hobbies were deer hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Lee McClinton; his mother, Claytese Nalls; one sister, Jean Nalls; and two brothers, Edward McClinton and Ronnie Montgomery.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 55 years, Willie Rose McClinton; two daughters, Rena Brown-Dove (Albert) of Anchorage, Alaska and Tywana McClinton of Sheffield, AL; two grandchildren, Joel Brown (Andrea) of Concord, California and Jasmine Brown of Anchorage, Alaska; four sisters, Dorothy Jean Wilson, Teresa A. Nalls, Teresa Franks (Jerome), and Natasha Nalls; three brothers, Ben E. Nalls, Kenneth Nalls, and Tommy Montgomery (Patricia); James E. Byrd, Tywana’s fiancé; one special friend, Boyd Pate; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. McClinton will be held on Friday October 19, 2018 at 12:00 noon from the Piney Grove Church of Christ. Terry Wallace, Sr. will be the officiating minister. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Bowen Funeral Home serving the McClinton family.