Mary Jo McCollum Wilson age 75 of Bazemore, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday April 28, 2018 in the Grandview Medical Center in Hoover, Alabama. Mary Jo was a strong, sassy and straight to the point lady with her words. She was born Mary Jo McCollum on October 3, 1942 and was the fourth daughter of Mr. Raymond and Mrs. Willie Nell McCollum. Mary Jo was raised and resided in Bazemore, Alabama and attended West Highland High School in Fayette, Alabama. She was a member of Piney Grove Church of Christ in Glen Allen, Alabama. Mary Jo learned the value of hard work at a young age, always working as often as she could up to her last days on earth. Mary Jo enjoyed her work, loyally laboring for over 40 years and through four administrations at the Winfield Hospital. When she wasn’t at work, she enjoyed shopping with her childhood friend, Betty June Johnson. Mary Jo was a single mother for most of her life. She is survived by five of her children, Roy Rodgers, Jr. of Northport, Floyd Rodgers (Carolyn) of Madison, Scott Wilson of Ft. Riley, KS, Emilio Wilson of Pleasant Prairie, WI and Roy Wilson, Jr (Monique) of Chesapeake, VA, three sisters, Dean Hollingsworth of Winfield, Bonnie McCollum and Helen McCollum of Bazemore, 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other close friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Willie Nell Blanchard McCollum, a daughter, Regina Rodgers and her sister Hazel McCollum. Funeral services for Mary Jo will be held on Thursday May 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel. Mary Jo will be laid to rest in the McCollum Family Cemetery in Bazemore, Alabama. Visitation will be held on Wednesday May 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Willie “Mack” Godsey, age 70, of Winfield, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 at his residence. Mack worked in the coal industry for 33 years. He is survived by his wife of 48 years 3 months and 16 days, Nettie Godsey of Winfield, son, Waylon Godsey of Jasper, daughter Tawana McCrory of Russellville, grandchildren, Carter and Elizabeth Godsey and Hayden McCrory, very special friends, Chris Gilmore and Jill Alston and a host of relatives and close friends. Mr. Godsey is preceded in death by his mother, Willie Belle Bailey Godsey. Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. from Bowen Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. (Service time) at the funeral home. Bro. Kent Nelson and Bro. Charles Lynn will officiate. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Godsey family.
Mrs. Nannie B Dozier, age 86, of the Hubbertville community, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 surrounded by her family, in the UAB Medical Center in Birmingham. Nannie B is preceded in death by her parents, Riley and Daisy Sprinkle Brazil, her husband, Verlon Dozier, brother, J. D. Brazil, granddaughter, Ashley Nichole Dozier and a sister in laws, Ruby Smith, Faye Beasley and brother in law, J.D. Dozier. She is survived by her children, Janice Owens (Steve) of Fayette, Karen Tucker (Dennis) of Bankson, Bobbie McCraw (Bill) of Hubbertville, James Dozier (Barbara) of Northport, Wayne Dozier of Lamar Co., Jimmy Dale Dozier (Susan) of Brierfield, Jacky Dozier (Annette) of Bankston, Andy Dozier of Hubbertville and Donald Dozier of Hubbertville, grandchildren, Jo, Nick, Stephanie, Courtney, Jodi, Debbie, Paul, Matt, David, April, Steven, Jonathan, Amanda, Melissa, Brandon, Jack, Coby, Brittany, Brian, Lindsey and Kevin, 38 great grandchildren, brother, Ted Brazil, sisters, Loutine Thomas, Joyce Ferguson (Gene), Maxine Barton and Estell Rushing, sister in laws, Rosa Lee Box and Remona Dozier and special friend Lounell Tucker, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Nannie B will be held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel in Winfield with burial to follow in the Berea Church of Christ cemetery in Hubbertville. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Larry Alexander and Jeff Rutledge will officiate. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Dozier family.
Mrs. Patricia “Patsy” Roberts Brasher, age 82 of Winfield, passed away and was reunited with the love of her life on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Patsy and Max were married for 65 years.
Mrs. Brasher was a member of the Winfield First United Methodist Church and retired from GTE telephone company after 30 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband Max C. Brasher, her parents, Joe Murphy and Sally Elizabeth Roberts, grandson Noah Brasher and a brother, Richard A. Roberts.
She is survived by her sons, J. Max “Little Max” Brasher (Pam) and Allen Brasher (Melissa) both of Winfield, grandchildren, Clay Brasher (Kristen) of New York, Meagan Emerson of Hodges, Madison Brasher of Winfield, Jeremy Fikes of Anniston, great grandchildren, Alyssa Emerson, and one “on the way”, Thomas Clay Brasher, brothers, Tom Roberts (Martha) of Birmingham, Joe Roberts (Mindy) of Sandy Springs, Maryland, sister in laws, Jane Roberts of Canfield, OH, Shirley Ann Gladden (George Ray) of Fayette, brother in laws, Dale Brasher, Sr. of Winfield, John Brasher (Doris) of Fayette, special caregiver, Michelle Gunnin and grand pups, Tide and Oliver.
Funeral services for Mrs. Brasher will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 12:00 noon from the Winfield First United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the McConnell Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon (service time) on Thursday at the church. Bro. Earl Freeman and Tom Roberts will officiate. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Brasher family.