Mr. Hershel Ray Minor, age 91, of Alabaster fomerly on Winfield, passed away on Monday, Oct 31, 2011, in the Chandler Health and Rehabilitation center in Alabaster. Mr. Minor was former Pastor at the Concorde Pentacostal Church in Winfield, and retired with Fruit of the Loom and the Winfield Cotton Mill Company. He was preceded in death by 2 wives, Mrs. Ozell Minor, and Mrs. Alene Anderson Minor, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Survivors include 2 daughters, Bonnie (Charles) Satterwhite, and Jean (Randy) Harwell, a son, Ronald R.(Gwen) Minor, grandchildren, Aaron Harwell, Paige Shelnutt, and Rhonda Davis, great grandchildren, Dakota, Tanner, and Olivia Harwell, Lexie and Lacy Shelnutt, Evan, Gideon, and Lincoln Davis. Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the West ALabama Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ronald R. Minor will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. service time on Thursday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directing.
Mrs. Willie Lee Marshall Hollis, age 101, of Twin, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Hollis was born September 25, 1910, daughter of Will and Smithie Dykes Marshall. Mrs. Hollis Lived in the Winfield area her entire life, and was a member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James "Jim" Hollis, brothers, Glen, JoeMac, Paul, James "Buster" and Johnny Marshall, and a sister Esta Ulmer. She is survived by her son, Jimmy Dale (Jean) Hollis, a daughter, Smithie Jane (James Thomas) Weeks, grandchildren, Wade (Lisa) Weeks, Lance (Amy) Weeks, Beckie (Bruce) Sims, and Angel Wilkerson, great grandchildren, Caleb and Elliot Weeks, Zachery and Katie Wilkerson, sisters, Mattie Lou Coker, and Betty Moore, and brothers, Tommy and Terry Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Bro. Paul Gray and Dr. Charles Ballew will officiate. The visitation will be from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. service time on Sunday at the funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Zion Missionary Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Hollis.
Mrs. Mintie Belle Tucker, age 84, of the Whites Chapel community, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, in the DCH Regional Health Center in Fayette. Mrs. Tucker was a member of the Whites Chapel Church of Christ for 66 years. She was preceded in death by her Husband of 67 years, Shannon Tucker, her parents, Andrew and Ludie Tittle McDonald, Granddaughter, Windy Diane McDonald Tucker, great grandson, Clinton McDonald, son-in-law, Harold McDonald, 5 brothers and 4 sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Frances Tucker McDonald (Truman) Herren, grandchildren, Keith (Lisa) McDonald, Stanley (Tim) McDonald, Amanda (Kenny) Tranum, great grandchildren, Shannon LaShae (Bobby) Withers, Ginny McDonald, Molley Tucker, Daniel McDonald, Keela Tranum, Peyton McDonald, Tre Tranum, and a sister, Florence Johnston. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, from the Whites Chapel Church of Christ with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. John Brown and James Herren will officiate. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m on Saturday at the church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield Directng.
Mr. Randal "Ranny" Dodd, age 71 of Winfield, passed away Monday evening, October 10, 2011 at the DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Graveside services for Mr. Dodd will held on Wednesday at an undisclosed time.