Mr. Larry Joe Raburn, age 71 of Guin, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 in Brookwood Medical Center’s Coronary Care Unit in Birmingham. Mr. Raburn was born on April 24, 1945, the son of the late Loice Milburn Raburn and Mary Nell Weeks Raburn. Mr. Raburn was a member of Winfield Church of Christ and a United States Navy Veteran, serving his country during the Vietnam conflict. Mr. Raburn lived in the Twin Community his entire life, serving on the Twin Town Council.
Larry was a 1963 graduate of Winfield City High School and a member of the Marion Co. Cattleman’s Association. He is preceded in death by his parents, Milburn and Mary Nell Raburn, and a son, Joseph Chad Raburn .He is survived by his wife, Shirley Thompson Raburn, one son, Benjamin Ross Raburn, and one daughter, Monica Noelle (Stewart) Roberts, a grandson, Gentry Wood, and a granddaughter, Natalie Wood.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday March 2, 2017 from the Winfield Church of Christ. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) on Thursday at the church. Burial will follow in the Zion Missionary Baptist Church cemetery. James Wyers to officiate. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Winfield Church of Christ Building Fund or the Winfield Church of Christ Caregivers program. Bowen
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Mrs. Betty Faye Aldridge, age 78, of Winfield passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Mrs. Aldridge was a member of the East Winfield Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her mother, Flora Chastine Eads Franks. Betty is survived by her husband of over 60 years Gene Aldridge of Winfield, and her children, Jessica Garner (James) , Anthony Aldridge (Carla), of Winfield, Jennifer Smith (Ken) of Guin, and Scott Aldridge (Kim) of Winfield, grandchildren, Emily Tittle (Rodney) of Winfield, Kallie Woodley (David) of Winfield, Kimberly Cowart (Walker “Sparky”) of Northport, Brennan and Savannah Smith of Guin, Will and Ty Aldridge of Winfield, great grandchildren, Emma Kate Tittle and Lane Woodley of Winfield, a brother, Tim Franks (Donna) of Lake Charles, LA and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. (service time). Interment will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Griggs Place Cemetery. Ken Smith and James Garner officiating.
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Mrs. Martha Carolyn Dodd, age 70 of Brilliant, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at her residence. Carolyn was a 1964 graduate of Haleyville High School. She was previously employed with West Oil Company and the Haleyville Housing Authority. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert M. Arthur and Margie Sowell Arthur, and a sister, Gloria Rawls. She is survived by her husband, Tony Dodd of Brilliant, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Bethel Cemetery near Brilliant. Charlie Rawls and Steve Tidwell will be the officiating ministers. The visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. (service time) on Thursday at the funeral home.
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Mrs. Alice Ann Spann Robertson, age 79 of Winfield, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Fayette Long Term Care Center. Mrs. Robertson earned a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, devoting more than 40 years to her profession; most recently serving as the Director of Nurses at Winfield Carraway Hospital for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Roston Spann and Myrtie Bell Webster Spann, sisters, Polly Smith, Sarah Bull, and Reba Wheeler, and a brother, Glenn Spann. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Charles Robertson, son, Jeff Robertson (Kerri), grandchildren, Kelly Rose Lindsey, (Matthew), Kensey Robertson, and Lane Robertson, great grandson, Becton Brown, sisters, Danny Lou Spann, Bonnie Campbell, and Judy May, brothers, Benny Spann and Billy Mack Spann, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2017 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Goodwater Cemetery. Brother Venlon Bradford will officiate. The visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (service time) on Sunday at the funeral home. Bobby Lacy, Brad Cunningham, Greg Moore, Jason Norris, Greg Guin, Chris Newman, Mark McDonald, Jeff Bostick and Tony Nicholson will serve as active pallbearers, Dale Spruiell, Duell Holloway, Donald Shelton, Bob Henger and Solon Cunningham will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all of the wonderful nurses and staff at Fayette Long Term Care Center for their kind and loving care. In lieu of flowers, a nursing scholarship fund has been set up in memory of Mrs. Robertson, the family request that donations be made to the Citizens Bank of Winfield in memory of Mrs. Robertson. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Robertson family.