Mr. Richard J. Flippo, Sr. better known as Ricky, age 62, of Brilliant AL, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 at the Princeton Baptist Hospital in Birmingham. Ricky was a member of Faith Fellowship Church of Winfield, he attended Brilliant High School and the University of Alabama. Ricky earned his paramedic degree and served Winfield and the local communities for over 20 years. Ricky was owner/operator of “Rick’s Cleaning Service” for over 20 years. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and loyal friend.
Ricky was preceded in death by his parents, Larkin Edward “Buck” and Viola Estes Flippo, sisters, Joann Sandlin and Kathy Franks, brothers, Charles Ray Flippo, Michael Flippo, and Edward Flippo. He is survived by his children, Ricky Flippo (Beth) of Brilliant, Kristy Ayers (Eddie) of Winfield, Dustin Flippo (Brandy) of Navarre Beach, FL, grandchildren Jenna Ayers, Carter Ayers, Abigail Ayers, and Aidan Flippo, a brother Danny Flippo (Brenda) of KS, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral service for Ricky will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2020 from the Faith Fellowship Church in Winfield with burial to follow in the Center Cemetery near Brilliant. Brother Harry Saylor will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Faith Fellowship Church building fund. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Flippo family.
Mrs. Betty Jean Clark Whitman, age 77 of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Mrs. Whitman was born on August 29, 1942 to Elmer and Lillie Mae Clark in Hamilton, Alabama. She was a 1960 graduate of Hamilton High School, a member of Fulton Bridge Baptist Church in Hamilton and was employed by the Auburn Extension System for 41 years. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Mr. Hugh Whitman of Hamilton, a brother, Donny Clark (Linda) of Hamilton, niece, Roxanne Whitman of IL, nephews, Adam Don Clark (Sarah) of Augusta, GA, Brandon Allen Clark (Alisha) of Pelham, Cody Michael Clark (Ali) of Hamilton, James Wayne Whitman (Vickie) of IL, and Michael Whitman of IL, nieces, Teagan Clark and Finleigh Clark, a host of other relatives, church family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer Clark and Lillie Mae Clay Clark.
The funeral service for Mrs. Whitman will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Fulton Bridge Cemetery in Hamilton. Brother Michael Stancil will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be held on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made in memory of Betty to Gideons International Bible Ministry at www.gideons.org. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Whitman family.
Mr. John David McDonough, better known as Dave, age 82 of Winfield, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Dave was born in Peoria, IL on October 21, 1937 to Donald and Doris M. McDonough. He was a 1955 graduate of Peoria High School and a graduate of Berean Bible College. Dave was a minister and delivered food for the McDonough Ministry and Foodbank in Newport News, VA. Mr. McDonough was a member of Faith Fellowship Church of Winfield; he taught the Men’s Bible Study class and was head greeter for the church. Dave was a United States Marine Corp. Veteran and owner/operator of his own telecommunications business. He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Karen Stilley McDonough, daughters, Cindy Nolen (Michael) of Winfield, Kassandra Elbert of Newport News, VA, and Michelle M. Isaacson (Steve) of Newport News, VA, grandchildren, Melissa Gilmer (Jamie) of Sulligent, Amy Wheeler (Kevin) of Sulligent, Katelyn Coleman (David) of Birmingham,Alyssa Faison (Brandon) of Newport News, VA, Samantha Crombine of Newport News, VA and Megan Jackson (Tye Houston) of Newport News, VA, eleven great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and his church family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald D. McDonough, Sr and Doris M. Barclay McDonough, his stepmother, Edna McDonough, and a brother, Donald D. McDonough, Jr.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the McDonough family.
Mr. Charles D. Langley, age 87 of Guin passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. Charles was born on July 26, 1933 to Franklin and Bettie Langley in Marion Co., he was a United States Army Veteran, business man, truck driver, welder, sawmill owner/operator and owner of Langley Log Home in Guin.
Mr. Langley was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin Jefferson Langley and Bettie Hollis Langley, brothers, Joe Morris, Andrew and Horace Langley and an infant sister, he is survived by his daughter, Betty Ballard of Winfield, grandchildren, Chastidy Bode (Louie) of Birmingham, Ashley Stephens (Jeff) of Birmingham and Brennan Ballard of Winfield, great grandchildren, Everly and Grayson Stephens and Noah Bode, a brother, Arnold Langley of Yampertown, sisters, Vera Merritt of Winfield, Tracie Cook of Huntsville, Judy Hubbert of Winfield and Linda Trull of Winfield a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
A memorial service for Mr. Langley will be held at a later date and will be announced by Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the; LeBonheur Children’s Hospital 848 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 · (901) 287-5437 or www.lebonheur.org/givetoday, c/o the Spina bifida unit.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Langley family.