Obituaries

Matt Pollard

Mr. Matthew Trace Pollard, age 29 of Nauvoo, formerly of Brilliant, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015. Matt was a 2003 graduate of Brilliant High School, and was employed at Shoal Creek Mine. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Johnny Ray Pollard, and Gus and Jean Wigington. Matt is survived by his wife, Jennifer Blakeney Pollard, 2 daughters, Maddlyn and Natalie Pollard, parents, Terry and Lawanda Pollard of Brilliant, 2 brothers, Todd (Tammy) Pollard of Winfield, and Burt (Angey) Pollard of Brilliant, a sister, April Estes (Chad) of Brilliant, his grandmother, Jennie Pollard of Brilliant, nieces and nephews, Mason Estes, Mackenzie Wakefield, Elizabeth Pollard, Heather, Megan, Robin & Dylan Sandlin, Chandler McCluskey and Allison Blakeney, mother in law, Brenda (Craig) Stanford of Beaverton, father in law, Walter Blakeney of Guin, and brothers in law, Eric (Shaunna) and Cary (Kayla) Blakeney.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, 2015 from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow in Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Bro. Scott Stewart will officiate. The visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Pollard family.

Mr. David Holcomb

Mr. David Winter Holcomb, age 74 of Winfield, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at his residence. David was a 1958 graduate of Brilliant High School. He was a lifelong faithful Christian, a quiet and generous man, an avid deer hunter, and a loving husband and father. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Foster Holcomb and Annie Beatrice Trentham Holcomb, and 3 half brothers, Jim and George Holcomb, and William Trentham. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Gennell "Nell" Self Holcomb, a daughter, Anna Mobley of Winfield, a son, Allen Holcomb (April) of Birmingham, 5 grandchildren, Laura Taylor of Gardendale and Summer Taylor of Winfield, Will Holcomb (Allison) of Spring , TX, Ben Holcomb of Auburn, and Jacob McElyea of Athens, AL, and a sister, Sybil Beasley (Clarence) of Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2015 from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel, with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Charlie Rawls will officiate. A visitation will be held from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. (service time) on Monday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Holcomb family.

Mrs. Valera Marshall

Mrs. Valera Ellen Marshall, age 82 of Winfield, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Kemp Meadows Assisted Living Center in Winfield.  Mrs. Marshall was a member of the Winfield Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Marshall, her parents, Jeffy and Alice Gilbert Black, 2 sisters, Sammie Lou White and Verna Mae Galloway, and a brother, Hubert Black.  Mrs. Marshall is survived by 2 daughters, Donna (Danny) Vaughn of Winfield, and Laura (J.T.) Berryman, of Athens, AL, a son, Clint (Lori) Marshall of Winfield, grandchildren, Christie Reese, Sara Arnold, Josh Reese, Melissa Reese, William Berryman, Jerry (Mercedes) Berryman, Tyler Marshall and Tanner Marshall, 10 great grandchildren, a brother Lewis Black of Fayette, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery.  James Wyers will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. service time on Sunday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Marshall family.

Mr. George T. Hubbert

Mr. George Thomas Hubbert, 79 year old gentleman from the Hubbertville community passed away on Monday, May 19, 2015, in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.  Mr. Hubbert was a member of the Hubbertville Church of Christ.  He is survived by his children, Danny Hubbert, Sandy Davis, Tracy (George) Patchen, Todd Hubbert and Leah (Mark) Bosch, grandchildren, Britney Flanagan, Holly Richardson, Tyler Myers, Saylor Patchen and Jaxson Bosch, great grandchildren, Willow Flanagan, Emma Lane Richardson and Lily James Richardson and two brothers, Frank (Joyce) and Wallace (Carolyn) Hubbert. Mr. Hubbert is preceded in death by his parents Clyde and Nocle Hubbert.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with a graveside services to follow in the Hubbertville Church of Christ cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Larry Alexander to officiate.  Bowen Funeral Home serving the Hubbert family.

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