Mrs. Virginia Ann Herren age 66, of Gulf Shores formerly of Twin Community, passed away at her residence in Gulf Shores. Ann was a 1970 Hubbertville High School graduate and worked in the nursing field as an LPN for over 30 years. Mrs. Herren is survived by her daughter, Miranda Wilborn (Art) of Cabot, AR., grandchildren, Emma Marie, Lily Anne and Kate Alise, brother, Rick Flanagan (Shelia) of Brilliant. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, William Hubbert and Elsie McDuff Flanagan, husband, Ronald Larry Herren and a brother, Jimmy Flanagan. A memorial service for Mrs. Herren will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bowen Funeral Home the family will receive family and friends from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (service time). In lieu of flowers the family request that you donate to; Hand in Paw Animal Assisted Therapy, 617 38th Street South Birmingham AL 35222 205-322-5144 http://www.handinpaw.org/, or to the charity of your choice. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Herren family.
Mr. Gary Wayne “Tuffy” Morrison, age 60 of Winfield. Passed away at the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield on June 1, 2018. Mr. Morrison was born October 8, 1957 to Archie Lee and Barbara Jean Bozeman Morrison. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Pam Morrison Pate and his father in law, Hollie Warren, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Diane Warren Morrison of Winfield, daughters, Reshonda “Paige” McCraw of Glen Allen and Miranda Yaden (Jonathan) of Brilliant, grandchildren, Natalie McCraw, Savanna McCraw, Laney Yaden and Van Yaden, sisters, Debbie Guyton (Edward) of Sulligent, Cindy Henson (Scotty) of Guin and his mother in law, Emma Dean Warren of Winfield and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Morrison will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Griggs Place Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Morrison family.
Mr. Rex Edward Porter, age 89, of Winfield passed away Wednesday May 30, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Porter is survived by his children, Sandra G. Porter of Atlanta, GA, Edward R. Porter (Karen) of Atlanta, GA and Charles B. Porter of Winfield, grandchildren, Starla Porter, Paige Porter, Tracy Porter, Tiffany Willis, Austin Porter, Tara Porter, Kayla Porter, Heather Smith and Krushinda Brannon, 10 great grandchildren, nieces, Anita Jones and Amber M. Jones, cousin, Joyce Clanton. He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris Ann Porter, parents, Gillie and Geneva Bly Porter, and his sisters, Willie Gray Beasley and Norma Faye Wheeler. Funeral services for Rex will be held on Saturday June 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bro. Mike Carver will be the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Porter family.
Mr. Leburn Cogar “Lee” Franks, age 79, of Smyrna, TN formerly of Lynn, AL, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Stonecrest Medical Center in Smyrna, TN. Mr. Franks was retired from John Deere Manufacturing Co. in Moline, IL. He is survived by his daughter, Jeannette Raburn (Ken) of Haleyville, AL, step son, Jimmy Green (Janice) of Smyrna, TN, step daughter, Barbara Green Cameron (Jerry) of Moulton, AL, grandchildren, Brittni Moody and Matthew Raburn, great grandchildren, Maddie Moody and Bane Raburn, 4 step grandchildren, 8 step great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren, sisters, Willadean Palmer of Guin, AL, Maylene Harlan (Kenneth) of Winfield, AL, brothers, Roland Franks (Bertha) Franks of Mayville, TN, Floyd Franks (Beverly) of Moline, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, John B. and Rilocalestie “Callie” Phillips Franks, wife, Earline Tittle Franks, brothers, Clifton and Clay Franks, stepson, Jerry Wayne Green and step granddaughter, Teresa Draper. Funeral services for Mr. Franks will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Liberty Cemetery in Guin, AL, Bro. John Autry will be the officiating minister. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, AL serving the Franks family.