Mrs. Eleanor Sue Berryhill, age 94, of Brilliant passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2023 in the Sunset Manor Nursing Facility. Mrs. Berryhill was born in Brilliant, Alabama on December 13, 1928 to Fred and Mabra Dickinson Hudson. She was a 1946 graduate of Brilliant High School. In 1948 she and her family moved to Birmingham and became members at Sandusky Church of Christ where she remained until 1992. She then returned home to Brilliant, moving her membership to Brilliant Church of Christ, and served a term with the Brilliant Alumni Association. Sue spent her life as a homemaker, always taking care of her husband and children. Mrs. Berryhill devoted much of her spare time to her church and always enjoyed cooking and going to the Wellness Center with her friends.
Mrs. Berryhill is survived by her sons, Tim Berryhill (Debbie), and Larry Berryhill (Myra), grandchildren, Jeremy Berryhill, Adam Berryhill, Jon Berryhill, Blake Berryhill, Melissa Leverett, Nicole Lacey, and Larry Lewis, 10 great-grandchildren, and a host other family members.
Mrs. Berryhill was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Berryhill, son, David Berryhill, and her parents.
Funeral services for Mrs. Berryhill will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. The visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Berryhill family.
Brother C.W. Box, age 93, of Winfield passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at his residence. Brother Box was born in Fayette County, Alabama on August 21, 1930 to Lester and Lula Belle Hamilton Box. He was a long-time member and minister of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. C.W. was a 1951 graduate of Hubbertville High School, and he later attended Samford University where he completed extension courses in ministry. In October of 1951 Mr. Box entered the 6th Division of the United States Army where he served his country for 2 years and served in the Korean War. After returning home Brother Box began his ministry where he spread the gospel and touched thousands of lives before his death. Brother Box was known to most everyone as “Daddy Box”, he had a vast love for the Lord and his family. In his spare time C.W. enjoyed farming and riding his tractor, Alabama Football, the Atlanta Braves, and attending high school sports.
Brother Box is survived by his children, Tom Johnson (Margaret), Neal Box (Tammy), Rita Guin, Sandra Moore (Randall), Keith Box (Teresa), David Box (Candy), and Krista Goss (Eric), 33 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, a brother, Clyde Box (Linda) sister-in-law, Beulah Box and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Brother Box was preceded in death by his wife and sweetheart, Sarah Catherine Box, daughter, June Johnson, granddaughter, Randa Guin, his parents, sisters, Verla Wright (Aaron), Verna McDonald (J.C.), Verta Box, and Vaudine Miles (J.L.), brothers, Cletus Box (Kate), Cleburn Box (Betsy), and Clovis Box.
Funeral services for Brother Box will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. from the Winfield First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Harmony Grove Baptist Church. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.
Anyone wishing to make donation in lieu of flowers can do so with Gideon Bibles. Donation cards can be picked up at Bowen Funeral Home or donations can be made at: www.gideons.org.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, Alabama serving the Box family.
Mr. Robert Elliott, age 86 of Winfield passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at his residence. Mr. Elliott was born on December 2, 1936 in Marion County Alabama to Jason Clarence Elliott, Sr. and Flora Mae Vaughn Elliott. Mr. Elliott considered himself a cowboy and a ladies’ man. He was a U.S. army veteran who worked most of his career at Continental Conveyor as a supervisor, but his passion was farming. Robert enjoyed Alabama athletics but especially football and watching or reading westerns with a good whiskey. He was a 1956 graduate of Brilliant High School.
Mr. Elliott is survived by his children, Matthew Elliott and his wife Katie of Homewood and Rhonda Markham of Winfield, grandchildren, Graham, Parker, Reynolds and Clay Elliott (Kinsey), Meagan Lenahan, and Deandra Owens, great grandchildren, Grace Lenahan and J. J. Moss, sisters, Alice Grant, Linda Guy and Deborah “Cricket” Pridmore (Chuck). He was preceded in death by his parents, wives, Patricia Townley Elliott and Jeanette Huguley King, his sons, David Elliott and Joseph Raburn, a sister, Mary Mobley, and his brothers, Junior, Roger and Buford Elliott.
Funeral services for Mr. Elliott will be held on Friday, October 6th at 4:30 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. The visitation will be held on Friday from 3:30 until 4:30 service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Terri Lynn Zinn, age 64, of Winfield passed away on Monday, September 25, 2023 in the Northwest Medical Center. Mrs. Zinn was born on March 19, 1959 in Guin, Alabama to Wendell and Betty Nevils Burleson. She was a member of the Encounter Church of Guin and a 1978 graduate of Marion County High School. Terri was employed for 18 years with 3M of Guin before moving to Humana Insurance where she worked for more than 10 years before her retirement. In her spare time Terri enjoyed reading, journaling, and taking care of her family and grandchildren.
Mrs. Zinn is survived by her husband of 13 years, Steve Zinn, children, Kyle Key (Lindy), Cassi Berryhill, and Zoe Millwood (Eric), 15 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, sisters, Deb Sly (Craig), Benita Stanford (Jonathan), brother, Ricky Lee Carruth (Cathy), step mother, Myra Burleson, mother-in-law, Brenda Zinn, nieces, Jade Joy, Kelly Wilcher, and Bridget Koontz, nephews, Heath Cantrell, Lee Carruth and Seth Sly, and a host of other family members.
Mrs. Zinn was preceded in death by grandson, Brayden Gardner, son-in-law, Brandon Berryhill, father, Wendell Burleson, mother, Betty Carruth, stepfather, Claudie Carruth, brother, Stephen Burleson, and grandparents, Johnny and Mary Maxine Nevills and Alves and Era Smith Burleson.
Funeral services for Mrs. Zinn will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Guin City Cemetery. The visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Zinn family.