Mr. James "Mark" Palmer, age 59, of Winfield, passed away Monday, September 24, 2018 at his residence. Mark was a member of the Winfield Church of Christ, a 1977 graduate of Winfield City High School, and a 2002 graduate of Faulkner University with a degree in Business Administration. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Eli Palmer and Wilma McNutt Palmer, and a brother in law, Michael Flippo. Mark is survived by his wife of 17 years, Charlotte Harrell Palmer of Winfield, son, Jonathan Kinser of Winfield, sisters, Sharon Flippo of Winfield and Susan Stover (Ken) of Niceville, FL, a brother, Alan Palmer (Elizabeth) of Nauvoo and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mark will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. The visitation will be Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Justin Guin will be the officiating minister. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to; Maywood Christian Camp, 700 Maywood Camp Rd, Hamilton, Alabama 35570, (205) 921-4174, or to Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034 , (800) 532-7667, in memory of Mark. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Palmer family.
Mr. Kenneth Duane McRea, age 45, of Guin, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Fayette Medical Center. Kenneth was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. He is survived by his loving wife, Tracy Brookman McRea, his mother, Gloria McRea Taylor, sister Cheri McRea and step brother, David Taylor (Anita), his close friends, Rod Mayfield (Irish) and Shawn Lockheart (Lillie), and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Hugh McRea, Jr., step father, Willie Taylor, grandparents, Hugh Sr., and Lottie McRea and Odis “Tom” and Zema Sprinkle, and an aunt, Beulah Jo Taylor. Funeral services for Kenneth will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. service time. Burial will follow on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery, near Crews, AL. Bowen Funeral Home serving the McRae family.
Ms. Joyce Charlene Berryhill Manley, age 88 of Brilliant passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the Huntsville Medical Center. Mrs. Manley was a 1949 graduate of Brilliant High School and a member of the Goldmine Church of Christ in Brilliant, AL. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles Chester Berryhill and Agnes Melinda Sparks Berryhill, brothers, Warren, Wallace “Bud”, Russell and Rayburn Berryhill and a granddaughter, Caroline Manley. Joyce is survived by her children, Susan Pearce (George) of Guin, Hershel (Lana) Manley of Texas and Drew Manley of Brilliant and his fiancé, Lori Young. Her loving grandchildren, Jason Pearce (Donna), Jared Pearce (Misty), Mark Pearce (Tessa), Rachel Credeur (Aaron), Andrew Manley, Daniel Manley (Meagan), Holly Manley, Lori Cole (Riley), Kelly Flannagin, Cole Cosby, Chloe Cosby, Grant Cosby, great grandchildren, Joey Terrian, Daniel Stidham, Noah Stidham, Aria Manley, Adler Manley, Shana Davis, Cody Davis, Ayla Pearce, Andrew Credeur, Isabella Flannagin and Leanna Flannagin. Funeral services for Ms. Manley will be held on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Goldmine Cemetery in Brilliant. Visitation will be held on Monday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Drew Manley, Hershel Manley and Jerry Self will officiate the service. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Manley family.
Mrs. Barbara Ellen Dye Shirley, age 69, of Guin, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Juanita Lee Dye, her husband, James Larry Shirley, a grandson, David Shirley, and three brothers, James, Frank, and Jerry Dye. She is survived by two sons, Jimmy Shirley (Linda), Steve Shirley (Amanda), two daughters, Jamie Dawson (Jesse), and Jessica Brasseal (Chris), grandchildren, Nick Shirley, AnnaKate Shirley, Adalyn Brasseal, Brody Dawson, Easton Dawson, Jaxon Dawson, Kimberley Stevens, Julie Umfress and Jayden Eads, great grandchildren, Wade Shirley, Essence Shirley and Oaklynn Sipes, four sisters and four brothers. Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the Goldmine Cemetery in Brilliant, AL. The visitation will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Brother Mike Beckon will be the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Shirley family.