Mr. Arnold Reed, age 97, of the Twin Community, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Diversicare of Winfield. Mr. Reed served as a military policeman in the United States Army during WWII.
Arnold is survived by his sister, Kathryn Peoples of Fayette, and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, William C. Reed and Audie Webster Reed, four sister, Eardeal South, Virgie Bacuss, Lexie McDaniel, and Mammie Lou Gann, and four brothers, Orvil, Amos, Houston and Sammy Reed.
The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Reed family.
Mrs. Georgia Ellen Williams, age 78, of Winfield, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in the DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Georgia was a member of the Guin First Baptist Church, she was employed by the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield as a cook for 31 years.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her daughter, Latoya Williams, grandchildren, Destini Williams, Destinn Williams all of Winfield, a sister, Katherine Wilson of Fayette and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, John D. Fleming and Ornie Terrell Fleming, her husband, Eugene Williams, her sister, Kathelene Shaw and a brother, Sammy K. Swanigan.
The funeral service for Georgia will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Hodges Chapel Baptist Church cemetery. Pastor Keith Cobb will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Williams family.
Mr. John Michael Burleson, age 67, of the Twin community, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 in the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
John Michael was born on December 27, 1952 in Marion County to James Andrew and Opal Burleson. He was a member of the Center United Methodist Church, and a 1972 graduate of Winfield City High School. John Michael enjoyed Alabama Football and loved visiting with his friends and family and he never met a stranger.
Mr. Burleson is survived by his nephews, Jamey Plunkett (Stephanie) of Twin, J. Bret Burleson (Keisha) of Winfield, Kevin Plunkett of Hamilton, great nephew, Tanner Burleson, uncle, Leroy Plunkett (Jeanette) of Hamilton and a brother, James Albert Burleson (Sherry) of Winfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Andrew Burleson and Opal Louise McGough Burleson, a sister, Carrie Ann Burleson Plunkett, brother in law, Edward Plunkett and a great nephew, Tallon Burleson.
A memorial service for John Michael will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home, Brother Ashley Culp and Brother Kevin Young will be the officiating ministers. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Burleson family.
Mrs. Betty Lou Lenahan Wright, age 80 of Guin, went to be with her Lord and Savior her residence on Friday, February 21, 2020.
Betty was born on April 14, 1939 in Winfield, Alabama, to William Lenahan and Cora Lenahan. Mrs. Wright was a 1957 graduate of Winfield City High School and a member and deacon’s wife of Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She worked at several sewing plants in the surrounding areas for many years before becoming a homemaker. Betty enjoyed sewing and crocheting and being with her family.
Mrs. Wright is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ronald Arthur Wright, her daughter, Teresa Meshel Jones (Jimmy) of Guin, grandchildren, Delaney Jones (Tyler Berry) of Haleyville, Jessica Palmer (Jason) of Amory, MS, Dakota Jones of Guin and Justin Jones of Carbon Hill, a great grandchild, Copelynn Nicholle Berry, her brothers, Bobby Joe Lenahan (Dianne) of Cary, NC, and Jerry Lenahan (Nell) of Winfield and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives, and close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Clayburn Lenahan and Cora Humber Lenahan, a son, Roland Anthony Wright and a brother, John Earl Lenahan.
The funeral service for Mrs. Wright will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Zion Missionary Baptist Church with a graveside service to follow in the adjoining cemetery. Brother Steve Merrit will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. (service time) at the church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Wright family.