Mr. John Danny Eads, age 38 of Winfield, formerly of Tallapoosa, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
John was born on January 7, 1983 in Rome, GA to Danny Eads and Carolyn Ballew. He attended Haralson County High School in Tallapoosa, GA and Hamilton High School in Hamilton, AL. John was a truck driver for over 20 yrs. He loved his family dearly and was always willing to help anyone who asked. John was a caring, and loving man with a heart of gold.
John was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Ballew, and a sister, Cheri Finley both of Tallapoosa, GA., grandparents, Johnny and Adele Ballew of Tallapoosa, GA and Daniel” Richard” and Jane Eads of Hamilton, AL.
He is survived by his father Danny Eads of Winfield, AL, stepmother, Carolyn Bishop Eads of Glens, MS, sisters, Brandi Ledbetter (Lee) and Chrissy Youngblood (Dustin), both of Winfield, his twin brother, Jim Eads (Ann) of Tallapoosa, GA, nephews, Connor Goodson (Briana), Dawson Youngblood, Jagger Youngblood, W. L. Spray, Blake Williford and nieces, Braylee Ledbetter, Chloe Williford, Ciera Eads, and Lacy Eads, special friends that he considered family, Eva Stansell and Mary Mullinax.
A memorial service for John will be held on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 2 pm from Bowen Funeral Home Chapel in Winfield, AL. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p. m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Eads family.
Mr. Ray Alexander, age 86 of Winfield passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
Ray was born on August 24, 1934 in Beaverton, Alabama to Clyde Alexander and Mary Helen Weeks Alexander. He was a member of the Winfield First United Methodist Church. Ray was a 1952 graduate of Sulligent High School and a proud 1956 graduate of Auburn University. Mr. Alexander was owner/operator of Alexander Drugs in Winfield for 40 years, continuing service to his customers well after the close of business day. Upon selling his drug store, he worked as a fill-in pharmacist in various locations. Ray was very involved with the Kiwanis Club in Winfield; he and Dr. Aubrey Sewell worked together in forming the Mid-Day Kiwanis Club. During his time with Kiwanis International, Ray held many offices and served the organization in many statewide capacities. Ray was also an active member of Gideons International, serving this organization until his death, most recently with the Lamar County Camp. Mr. Alexander was a true servant; he was always contributing to and serving for these organizations in various ways and roles for many years. Mr. Alexander was a true Auburn man, a wearer of brightly colored clothing, soft-spoken, a fan of vocabulary, loyal to Beaverton, loved his wife Mary deeply, and loved his children and grandchildren, his church, and his God.
He is survived by his daughter, Jill Satcher of Northport, AL, sons, Tom Alexander (Cindy) of Havelock, NC and Chuck Alexander of Madison, AL, his grandchildren, Jeremy Satcher, Daniel Satcher, Janie Alexander DeWitt (Vince) and Hannah Alexander and sisters, Judy Alexander of Hamilton, AL and Phyllis Alexander of Seneca, SC and a host of nieces, nephews, church family and other close relatives and friends. Mr. Alexander was preceded in death by wife, Mary Helen Hollis Alexander, his parents, Clyde and Mary Helen Weeks Alexander, a sister, Sue Anderson and daughter-in-law, Lydia Campbell Alexander.
Funeral services for Mr. Alexander will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Winfield First United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. In lieu of flowers the family request a donation to Gideons International for Bibles, or a gift to the Winfield First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund at P. O. Box 387 Winfield, AL 35594, to be made in Ray’s memory. The Alexander family prefer that mask or face cover be worn during the visitation and funeral services for Mr. Alexander but is not required.
Bowen Funeral Home serving the Alexander family.
Mr. Michael Davis, age 55 of Winfield passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Funeral services for Michael will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Davis family.
Mr. Donald DeLane Atkinson, age 82 of Winfield passed away peacefully on Friday, July 30, 2021 in the Northwest Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Mr. Atkinson was born on June 28, 1939 to Hollis and Abbie Gail Atkinson in Fayette County, Alabama. He was a member of the Harmony Grove Baptist Church and worked as a carpenter for many years.
Donald is survived by his wife of nearly 62 years, Mrs. Jimmie Sue Perry Atkinson, a daughter, Donna Waldrop, and his sons, Larry Atkinson (Kim) and Barry Atkinson (Nancy), grandchildren, Deric Thomas (Heather), Abbie Thomas (Hans), Jordan Atkinson (Abi), Will Atkinson, Kate Atkinson, Callie Atkinson and Isaac Atkinson, great grandchildren, J. D., Simon, Anna, Gracie, Ethan, Bridges, Holden, Hugo, Hadassah, Rahab, Micaiah, Hosea and Job, sisters, Edna Kilgore and Virginia Nixon and a host of nieces, nephews, church family and other close family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, David Hollis Atkinson, and Abbie Gail Lee Atkinson, sisters, Sue Hubbert, Eloise Harkness, and Willow Nette Atkinson, and his brothers, Proctor Atkinson, Lambert Atkinson, Lee Atkinson, and Carl Atkinson.
Funeral services for Mr. Atkinson will be held on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Steve Stamps will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be held on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Atkinson family.