Mr. Hoyt “Booty” Dodd, age 88, and Mrs. Bobbie Jean Dodd, age 83, of Eldridge, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at their residence. Booty and Bobbie were married for 67 years. Mr. Dodd was self-taught and self-employed in the trucking industry most of his life; Mrs. Dodd was a fine homemaker and the Mayor of Eldridge for many years. Mr. Dodd was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Estelle Sprinkle Dodd, his brothers, Leon “Bunk” Dodd, Donny Dodd, Bill Dodd, and Joe Dodd, and a grandson Shane Dodd. Mrs. Dodd was preceded in death by her parents, Enoch and Lois McWhirter Jones, a sister, Helen Tidwell, and their grandson Shane Dodd. Mr. and Mrs. Dodd are survived by their children, Gary (Martha) Dodd, Randall (Gail) Dodd, Roger (Elizabeth) Dodd, and Jimmy (Carolyn) Tidwell all of Eldridge, their grandchildren, Lisa (Chad) Bryant, Christy (Matt) Smith, Clayton (Tabitha) Dodd, Cayla Tidwell, Jessica (Uri) Nystrom, and Corey (Bevin) Thomaston, great grandchildren, Corbin Bryant, Allyssa Kate Bryant (Hayden Hall) Tristan Smith, Peyton Smith, Cooper Thomaston, Ellie Thomaston, and Eli Jack Dodd, Mr. Dodd’s brothers, Dean (Ann) Dodd, Bobby (Maxine) Dodd, and Benji (Kay) Dodd, his sisters, Merita, (Elvis) Bailey, and Maylene (Larry) McWhirter, sisters-in-law, Margaret, Penny and Donna Dodd, their special dogs Junior and Lady, and special caregivers and friends, Patsy Tucker, Faye Baughn, Tammy and Julia. Graveside services for Mr. and Mrs. Dodd will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22nd at Kelley Cemetery in Eldridge. The Family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m. (service time) on Tuesday at the Cemetery. John Mooney and David Pickard will officiate. Chad Bryant, Matt Smith, Clay Dodd, Corey Thomaston, Corbin Bryant, and Hayden Hall will serve as pallbearers with the Eldridge Volunteer Fire Dept. serving as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Eldridge Volunteer Fire Department in memory of Booty and Bobbie. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Dodd Family.
Mr. Robert Duane Hughes, age 65 of Winfield, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 in the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Mr. Hughes was a member of the Winfield First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, choir member, and the College Sunday School class teacher. Duane was also an active member of the Winfield Lions Club. He was a graduate of Central High School in Columbia, TN and Freewill Baptist Bible College (Welch College) in Nashville, TN. After graduation, Duane was first employed as youth and music minister in Ashland Kentucky, and later as youth and music minister at Winfield Freewill Baptist Church for over 14 years. Most recently, Duane was employed with Continental Conveyor/Komatsu in Inventory Control. Duane loved his horses, antiques, his motorcycle and working in his shop, but most of all, his Lord and Savior, his wife, children, grandchildren, and his church family and friends.
Duane is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lynn Carden Hughes, daughters, Kelsey Elmore (Jared), Cassity Potter (Adam), grandchildren, Harper and Houston Elmore and a sister, Debbie Carter (Rickie), nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bonnie Hughes and Lorene Nichols Hughes and a brother, Blaine Hughes.
Funeral services for Duane will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. from the Winfield First Baptist Church. The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. Dr. Paul Murphy will be the officiating minister. Burial will be on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in the Fulton Bridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Lottie Moon in care of the Winfield First Baptist Church. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Hughes family.
Mrs. Lurene Hollingsworth Henderson, age 83 of Glen Allen, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Mrs. Henderson was born on October 21, 1937 to Ector and Ethel Hollingsworth in Fayette County. She was a member of Whites Chapel Church of Christ and attended Hubbertville High School.
Mrs. Henderson is survived by her children, Scott Henderson (Martha), Cheryl Scarbrough (Dan), Paul Henderson (Wendy) and Linda Johnson (Steve), grandchildren, Kelly Beverley (Keith), Aimee Henderson, Shannon Clark (Jeff), McGee Scarbrough (Jennifer), Blake McMillan, Jarot Scarbrough, McCall Henderson, Miles Henderson (Kayla), Sam Horton (Jessica) , Taylor Horton, Steven Johnson, Alex Johnson and Madison Johnson, twelve great grandchildren, and a sister, Glenda Jones, a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws and other family, church family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Hank Henderson, grandson, Chad Henderson, parents, Ector Hollingsworth and Ethel Kelly Hollingsworth, sisters, Willodean Hubbert and Charlene McClung, and her brothers, Billy and Gene Hollingsworth.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Whites Chapel Church of Christ cemetery. Larry Alexander will officiate.
Mrs. Iris Taylor Weeks, age 84, of Winfield passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Weeks was a member of the Church of Christ and a 1954 graduate of Winfield City High School. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Ted Weeks, her sons, Terry Weeks and Phil Weeks (Beth), granddaughters, Savannah Weeks Roberts (Ken), Emily Weeks Manning (Luke), and Elizabeth Weeks, great grandchildren, Ethan, Ezra, Eli and Lydia Manning, her sister, Carol Taylor Hurt, and brothers, Roy Taylor, Eddie Taylor and Dwight Taylor (Ruth). Iris was preceded in death by her parents, Archie Taylor and Kathleen Guyton Taylor, and sisters, Christine Boggus, Betty Cramer and Eva Walker.
A graveside service for Mrs. Weeks will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Old Union Cemetery near Wayside. Jeff Belknap will be the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Weeks family.