Obituaries

Mr. Larry Pollard

Mr. Larry Lee Pollard, age 72 of Brilliant, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.  Larry was a 1962 Graduate of Brilliant High School, a member of the undefeated 1961 Brilliant Tigers baseball team, holder of 15 Alabama state checker champion titles, and one national checker champion title.  Larry was a founding member of Brilliant Church of God, he started Pollard Motors in 1969 and was owner /operator until his passing.  He was preceded in death by his parents, David Aaron and Vera Lee Flippo Pollard.   He is survived by his wife, Tena Pollard, daughters, Melissa Tucker of Brilliant, Anita Gable (Phillip) of Double Springs, and Kelly Pollard of Brilliant, a son, Anthony "Chip" Pollard (Donna) of Brilliant, grandchildren, Jessica Tucker, Blake Young, Jacie Cummings and Macy Cummings, great grandchildren, Emma Brooke Randolph, and Madalyn Blake Young, a brother, David Pollard (Joan) of Tuscumbia, nephews, Dwayne and Andy Pollard, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens.  Greg Webb and Jerry Norris will officiate.  The visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Pollard family.   

Mr. Walter B. Logan

Mr. Walter B. Logan, age 99 of Brilliant, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.  Mr. Logan was preceded in death by his wife Eula Holt Logan, his parents, Robert and Della Shirley Logan, brothers, Elmer, Hubert, Quinn, and Felix Logan, and a sister, Vada Fell.  Mr. Logan was a U.S. Army WWII Veteran. Walter and Eula operated Whitehouse Truckstop for many years, and they loved to travel, especially to the mountains and Panama City.  He is survived by 2 sons, Paul Calvin Logan (Joan) of Brilliant, and Carl Logan (Lajuana) of Vestavia Hills, grandchildren, Jennifer Sartin (Scott) of Brilliant, Tim Logan of Brilliant, Miranda Logan Lovett (Aaron "George") of Hamilton, Blake Logan (Amy) of Orlando, FL, and Hunter Logan of Vestavia Hills, great grandchildren, Paul Smith, Keith Smith, Anthony Sartin, Autumn Logan, Riley Logan, Memphis Lovett, and Noahlee Lovett, 2 great great grandchildren, Kensley Smith and Kaylin Norris, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Goldmine Cemetery near Brilliant.  Charlie Rawls will officiate.  The visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. (service time) on Sunday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Logan family. 

Timothy "Tim" Earl Reeves

Timothy Earl "Tim"  Reeves, age 56 of Sulligent passed away September 11, 2016 at his home in Sulligent.  Tim was born June 10, 1960 in Vernon, AL to the late Earl “Pansy” and Mary “Lucille” Barnes Reeves.  Tim was a 1978 graduate of Sulligent High School.  He was an employee  with Hyster-Yale company for approximately 33 years, and currently a flow line operator.   Bro. Tim was the pastor at Shiloh Methodist Church for several years, and later became the Associate Pastor at The Church of The Shepherd’s Field. Tim was very involved with his church and church family, he taught the adult Sunday School class, and took many active rolls during his ministry. He was an accomplished musician, he loved to play and loved to use his talents for the Glory of God.  A faithful husband, an amazing father, grandfather "T-Pop",  and friend.   Tim is survived by his wife, Myra Wates Reeves of Sulligent, a daughter, Brittany (Adam) Minga of Splunge, MS, stepson, Trent Webb of Guin, a brother,  Anthony (Melanie) Reeves of Sulligent, grandchildren, Christian Trance Webb, Kynzie Grace Webb, and Ada Julianne Minga, nieces and nephews, Dustan Reeves, Lucas Reeves, Deanna (Bobby) Duckworth, Kasey Bass, Tyson Bass, Jared Wates, Allison Clark, Luke Clark, Brandi (Jessie) Markham, Kelsie Tilley, Taylor Doss, Chassidy Doss, Dasiy Stidham, Beau Stidham, Ashley (Jeremy) McDaniel, AnaBeth McDaniel, Kolby McDaniel, Kayla (Justin) Parks, Nathan Parks, EllaKate Parks, and Kody and Kyle Nixon.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the New Hope Cemetery.  The visitation will be Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Bowen Funeral Home.  Dr. Larry Joe Wates will be the officiating minister.  Bowen Funeral Home serving the Reeves family.

Theresa Warnock

Mrs. Theresa Marie Warnock, age 52 of Winfield, passed away on Friday September 9th 2016 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ann Jaskiewicz Wojdyla, a sister, Patricia Houk, and a brother, Christopher Wojdyla.  Theresa is survived by her children, Tiffany Twist of Tulsa, OK, Charles Junior Warnock of Winfield, Joseph Warnock of Guin, and Christopher Ray Hunt of Guin, her father, Ted Wojdyla of Illinois, a brother, Mark Wojdyla of Illinois, and 10 grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 12th from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.  The visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. (service time) on Monday at the funeral home. 

Lucille Linley

Mrs. Lucille Linley, age 78 of Brilliant, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Linley was preceded in death by her grandson, Jeremiah Warren, 3 brothers, Buddy Franks, Whick Franks, and Joe Mack Franks, and a daughter in law, Kay Linley.  She is survived by her husband, Bill Linley of Brilliant, 2 daughters, Betty (Bob) Holcomb of Haleyville, and Darlene (David) Pugh of Winfield, a son, Mitchel Linley (Anita Hulsey) of Brilliant, grandchildren, Joey (Melissa) Linley of Brilliant, Clay Holcomb and Michael (Stacey) Holcomb of Haleyville, Daniel Warren of Winfield, great grandchildren, Tyler Linley of Brilliant, Blake, Zach, and Jordan Duncan of Haleyville,  sisters, Corene Harrington of Louisiana, and Betty Burleson of Haleyville, brothers, Jim (Peggy) Franks and Paul Franks of Illinois, and a sister in law, Pat Franks of Winfield.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept 7, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Center United Methodist Church cemetery. Bro. Byron Kimbrell will officiate. The visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Linley family. 

Michael Butler

Mr. Michael Lawrence Butler, age 36 of Winfield, kept the faith, won the fight, and passed to Heaven on September 3, 2016.  Michael was a 1998 graduate of Marion County High School, a devoted and loving husband, father, peace officer, and friend to all who knew him.  Michael served our communities in many capacities; currently, a Marion County Sherriff Deputy, previously, a policeman for the City of Winfield, a 2007 graduate of S.W.A.T. School, and a Volunteer Fireman for the City of Winfield. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Sylvester Scott Gee and Vergie Gee, and Gaines and Evelyn Butler.  Michael is survived by his wife, Miranda May Butler and their daughters, Anna Beth and Caroline Butler, his father and step mother, Jim and Barbara Butler, all of the Twin community, his mother, Shirley Butler of Mississippi, mother and father in law, Terry and Reba Miller May, of the Twin community, a brother, Arnie Creekmore, of Kentucky, sisters, Pam and Corey Bennett of New Mexico, Rhonda and Scott Campbell of Mississippi, and Kaiya Norton of South Carolina, nieces, Alexis and Lauren Bennett and Brandi Norton, and nephews, Conner Campbell, and Jeremy and Rian Norton.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 from the Winfield First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. Phillip Miles, Jamie Jeffreys, and Adrian Garner will be the officiating ministers.  Jason Clifton and statewide law enforcement officers will preside over Law Enforcement Honors committal services at the graveside.  The visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Monday at the Winfield First Baptist church.  Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Butler family. 

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