Linda Sue Butler Perry, age 78, of Jackson, Tennessee formerly of Winfield passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2024 at her residence. Mrs. Perry was born in Marion County, Alabama on November 16, 1945 to Columbus and Susie Lee Butler. She was a 1964 graduate of Winfield High School. Linda and her husband lived in Jackson, TN for more than 50 years, where she was a faithful member of the Campbell Street Church of Christ where she often taught Bible class. She exemplified the message of James 1:9 throughout her life, which states, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” She enjoyed working in her garden, quilting, caring for children in her home daycare, and her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Linda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.

Mrs. Perry was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Columbus “Toad” Butler.

Mrs. Perry is survived by her husband of 56 years, Lloyd Perry, her sons, Evan Perry (Tracy), Ryan Perry, and Rhett Perry (Laurie), grandchildren, Alex Perry (Jordan), Kylie Perry, Kiersten Perry, and Cooper Perry, great-grandchildren, Lincoln Perry, and Roman Perry siblings, Loretta Wyers (James), Clarence “Buddy” Butler, Sambo Butler, and Tony Butler (Margene), and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.

Funeral services for Mrs. Perry will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. from the Winfield Church of Christ with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. service time at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Winfield Church of Christ Caregivers at: P.O. Box 730 Winfield, AL 35594


Mrs. Linda Marie Langley Trull, age 79, of Winfield passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2024 in the Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Mrs. Trull was born in Winfield, Alabama on April 18, 1945 to Franklin and Betty Hollis Langley. Linda was a member of the Winfield First Baptist Church and in earlier years was very involved in teaching Sunday School and other church activities. She was a 1963 graduate of Winfield High School and attended college where she earned a degree in Cosmetology. Linda later worked for Carraway Medical Center where she was employed as a phlebotomist for many years until her retirement. In her spare time, she enjoyed working in her flower beds, gardening, canning, bird watching, sewing, cooking for her family, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Trull is survived by children, David Trull, Tammy Box (Phillip), Jeff Trull, Darren Roberts (Beth), Joseph Trull (Kellie), and Ross Trull (Jenny), grandchildren, Kaleb Trull (Aubrey), Chloe Trull, Adam Trull, Alesha Dodd (Kip), Phillip Box Jr., William Box (Alexa), Cody Roberts (Becky), Brooks Trull, Thomas Trull, and Beckett Trull, 8 great-grandchildren, siblings, Arnold Langley, Tracy Cook, and Judy Hubbert, and a host of nieces, nephews, family members and church family.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Trull was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Trull, siblings, Joe Maurice Langley, Andrew Langley, Charles Langley, Horace Langley, Vera Merritt, and an infant sister, parents-in-law, Griff and Pearl Trull and brother-in-law, Ed Trull and his wife June.

Funeral services for Mrs. Trull will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. from the Winfield First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. service time at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to; The Caskey Center Partnership Scholarship • 3939 Gentilly Blvd • New Orleans, LA 70126 or in memory of Linda Trull.

Bowen Funeral Home serving the Trull family.

Olan Bradford Cunningham, age 92, of Winfield passed away on Friday, May 17, 2024 at Country Place Senior Living in Winfield. He was born on January 15, 1932 in Kansas, Alabama to Elijah and Flora Cunningham. Olan attended public schools in Walker County and graduated from Winfield High School in 1951. He attended Auburn University on scholarship and received a Bachelor’s degree in education in 1954 and his Master’s degree in agriculture in 1955. After graduating college, Olan was a teacher and coach at Hubbertville High School and Red Bay High School. While at Red Bay, he coached an undefeated team in 1959.

Olan was married to the love of his life, Flo Rose, for 63 years. Olan and Flo raised their family in Red Bay until he left education and went into the insurance business in 1965 in Winfield. He ran his own State Farm Insurance Agency there until his retirement in 1999. While with State Farm, he received many awards including recognition for 20 consecutive years of membership in the Legion of Honor. Olan was very civic minded. He was always going the extra mile to help improve the city of Winfield. If you ever drove through Winfield in late November or early December, you would see him hanging Christmas lights in all the trees around city hall for everyone to enjoy. He was a longtime member of the Lion’s Club and C3. He was a member of the Winfield City Board of Education from 1967 – 1983, serving as vice-chairman from 1973 – 1978, and chairman from 1978 – 1983. Olan was also inducted into the Marion County and Franklin County Sports Hall of Fame. Family and friends, gardening, and all things Auburn were his passion. He also enjoyed spending time at Smith Lake with his family for the past 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Flo Rose Cunningham, parents, Elijah and Flora Cunningham, great grandson, Dylan Sce, siblings, Elaine Cunningham, Mary Belle Cuningham Estes, Donald Cunningham, James Thomas Cunningham, Solan Cunningham, Maxine Cunningham Weeks, Jim Cunningham, Earl and Bearl Cunningham, and Betty Sue and Baby Lou Cunningham.

Survivors include, children, Rose Perry (Davis), Sherry Cunningham, Susan Cunningham, Brad Cunningham (Shelly), and Tina Atkinson (Todd), grandchildren, Maghan Craig (Hal), Shannon Estes, Tyler Estes (Katie), Kris Sce, Adrian Dickerson (Eric), Trey Cunningham, and Olivia and Emma Atkinson, great-grandchildren, Addison, Harper, and Ashton Craig, Conner Sce, Ella and Cash Dickerson, and Levi Estes, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. from the Winfield Church of Christ with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. The visitation will be on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. service time at the church.

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Cunningham family.

Marie Darby Weeks, age 97, of Winfield entered her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in the Sunset Manor Nursing Facility. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, John “Jack” Weeks, parents, Andrew Jackson Darby and Margaret Pearl McFall Darby, infant sister Amye Dell Darby, brother, Virgil Wayland Darby, and brother-in-law, Charles Kennedy. She is survived by her sister, Christine Darby Kennedy of Conyers, GA, sister-in-law, Carole Darby of Florence, AL, niece, Jane Kennedy Swindle (Russell) of Conyers, GA, Tim Darby (Laura) of Florence, AL, Jack Darby (Tiffany) of Killen, AL, and a host of other family members and friends.

Marie was born in Lutts, Tennessee on September 14, 1926. She graduated from Central High School in Lauderdale County and then went to Florence State Teachers’ College (UNA). There she received a teaching degree in English and Social Studies. She began her teaching career in the Marion County Schools where she taught for over 40 years. While teaching, she was involved with various school activities and clubs.

In the community, Marie was very active in the Order of Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma, and Booklover’s Club. After retirement, she volunteered many hours at the Christian Center of Concern.

Church and family were important to Marie. She and her husband were very active longtime members of First Baptist Church of Winfield. Marie taught a Ladies Sunday School Class for over 50 years.

Her hobbies included gardening, researching family history, traveling, and collecting cookbooks. But mostly she enjoyed seeing her family and friends.

Funeral services for Marie will be held Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Tim Coleman will be the officiating minister. Burial will follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends before the service on Sunday, May 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home.

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Weeks family.