Mrs. Peggy A. Cox, age 88 of Indiana formerly of Winfield, passed away on Sunday January 16, 2022. Graveside services for Mrs. Cox will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. from the West Alabama Memorial Gardens. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Cox family.
Mrs. Martha Burleson better known as Sue, age 81 of Hamilton formerly of the Sunny Home Community passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Funeral services for Sue will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12:00 noon from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Brock Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Burleson family.
Mrs. Florence Jerlene Haley Willis, age 85 of Eldridge passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022 at her residence. Mrs. Willis was born in Walker County, Alabama on September 5, 1936 to Grady and Lorene Haley. She attended Hubbertville High School and retired from Son’s Grocery Store in Jasper, AL after 31 years of service.
Mrs. Willis is survived by her daughter, Sharon Handley of Eldridge, a son, Grady Willis of Huntsville, grandchildren, Tanya Swails of TX, Jessica Earnest (Scot) of Winfield, Amanda Price of Winfield, Crystal Bridgmon (Jeremy) of Eldridge, Brandon Simpson of Eldridge, Nikki Channell (Cecil) of Glen Allen, Hillary Shepherd of TX, Jace Willis of Florence and Demi Willis of Town Creek, 17 great grandchildren, daughters-in-law, Clinta Willis and Patricia Willis and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Willis, sons, John Willis and Richard Willis, a grandson, John Michael Pair, parents, Grady Haley and Lorene Eads Alexander, a sister, Barbara Rickles and two brothers, Ray Haley and Ralph “Nip” Haley and her son-in-law, Jim Handley.
Funeral services for Mrs. Willis will be held on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Kelley Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. service time at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Willis family.
Mr. Bob Lee Linley, age 83, of Brilliant passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at his residence. Mr. Linley was born in Marion County, Alabama on December 10, 1938, to Mack and Essie Linley. Bob was a long-time member, Deacon and Sunday School teacher at Brilliant Freewill Baptist Church. He was a 1959 graduate of Brilliant High School. Mr. Linley was employed with Drummond Coal Company until his retirement in 2000. Bob was a logger and had his own logging crew during his spare and down time from the coal mines.
Mr. Linley is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carolyn Franks Linley, son, Jeff Linley, daughter, Teresa Johnson (Jimmy), grandchildren, Jessica, Brad, Hunter, and Hayden Linley, and Jacob and Jennifer Johnson, great-grandchildren, Jonathon and Austin Berryhill, brother, Bill Linley, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Mr. Linley was preceded in death by his parents, Mack Linley and Essie Conway Linley, grandson, Zachary Wade Linley, great grandson, Preston Blake Berryhill, and a brother, Charles Linley.
A graveside service for Mr. Linley will be held on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. from the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Greg Webb will be the officiating minister.