Mr. George Thomas Mr. George Thomas "Tom" Bowen Sr., age 72 of Winfield, passed away on Monday July 11, 2011 at his residence. Tom is survived by his wife of 41 years, Carolyn Sue Dickinson Bowen, daughters, Debbie Posey (Eddy) of Winfield, Marie Gray (Walt) of Winfield, & Leanna McWilliams (Harry) of Tuscaloosa, sons, Heath Bowen (JoAnn) of Alabaster, Stoney Hughley (Kim) of Tuscumbia, & Tommy (Rhonda) Bowen of Winfield, sisters, Colleen Bunn, Betty Green, & Martha Silas, brothers, Ed Bowen, Robert Corbett, and Marion Corbett, 13 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Odie & Ada Head Bowen Corbett, and 3 brothers, Johnny, Allen, & Junior Bowen. Thanks to all of you for your thoughts, prayers, kind deeds and expressions of sympathy. Daddy was a kind, hardworking man with a servants heart. He is, and will forever be missed on this earth, until that day when we are called to meet him, or that day when our Lord comes for all those who anticipate his return. Funeral Services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday July 14, at Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Goldmine Cemetery in Brilliant. Bro. Paul Gray will be the officiating minister.

"Well done Daddy, we love you!"

Mr. Carl Ray AtkinsonMr. Carl Ray Atkinson, age 82 of Winfield, passed away on Monday, June 13 at his residence. Mr. Atkinson was a member of the Winfield Freewill Baptist Church where he servied as a Deacon for several years, retired supervisor with 3M after 32 years of service, and a U.S. army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hollis and Abbie Lee Atkinson, 2 sisters, Wynette Atkinson and Eloise Harkness, 3 brothers, Proctor, Lambert and Lee Atkinson.  He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dora Trimm Atkinson, sons, Phillip Ray Atkinson Sr., Tim C Atkinson, and Mark Atkinson, all of Winfield, sisters, Sue Hubbert of Winfield, Virginia (Hayward) Nixon of Hamilton, and Edna Earl Kilgore of Texas, a brother, Donald (Sue) Atkinson of Winfield, Grandchildren, LaSha (Darren) Mosely, Courtney (Daryl) Reeves, Phillip Ray Atkison Jr., Eric Atkinson, Jared Atkinson (Morgan Guyton), Tyler Atkinson (Renee Bauza''), great grandchildren, Isiah Kyle Atkinson, Reese Winter Mosely, MaKenna Abby Reeves, Annaliese Mosely, and Riley Bryant Atkinson, and many others that called him "Paw Paw". Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m on Thursday, June 16 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Old Union Cemetery near Wayside.  Bro. Danny Williams will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. 

Mr. James Mr. James "Bud" Curtis Self, age 81 of Brilliant, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Winfield. Mr. Self was preceded in death by his parents, Elton and Lottie Dickinson Self. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Self, a son, Anthony "Tony" Self (Felicia) of Winfield, Daughters, Karen Caudle (Ivan) of Brilliant, and Ann King (Rex) of Haleyville, grandchildren, Matthew and Jonathan Caudle, Kyle Self (Carrie), and Joseph Self, and Joshua and Lindsay King, 6 great grandchildren, brothers, Billy Self (Helen) and Jackie Self (Vonnie), and one sister, Virginia Mullenix. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Rev. Steve Tidwell and Rev. Charlie Rawls officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Letus Odell Weeks, Jr.Mr. Letus Odell Weeks Jr. age 74 of Winfield, passed away on June 9, 2011 at the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Mr. Weeks had requested a private memorial service be given in his memory.