Mr. John Dennis Sexton, age 68, of Panama City, FL, fomerly of Winfield, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. Dennis was a 1966 graduate of Winfield High School and the biggest University of Alabama fan on the planet. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Grady and Lettie Lynn Sexton, a brother, Robert "Sonny Boy" Sexton, and a niece, Peggy Sandlin. He is survived by his daughters, LaFarrah Sexton Weeks, (Jay Cale) and Angelica Sexton and her fiance' Scott Miller, all of Panama City, grandchildren, Brendan and Kayla Weeks, other immediate family, Jena Woodham and Elliott Woodham, nieces, Margene Butler (Tony) and Susan Sexton Harris of Winfield, and his two favorite cats, Anna and Polly, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December, 27th from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be on Wednesday in the Winfield City Cemetery. The visitation will be from 6:00 unitl 7:00 p.m. (service time) on Tuesday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Sexton family.
Mr. Junior Victor "Buck" Tucker, age 94, of the White's Chapel community, passed away on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 at his residence. Buck was a lifelong resident of the White's Chapel community, a member of the White's Chapel Church of Christ, a graduate of Hubbertville High School, and a United States WWII Navy Veteran.
He loved to garden and loved to go fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wheeler and Lillie Tucker. Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 73 years Marceil Tucker, his daughter, Jan (Ricky) Wakefield, sons, Roger (Brenda) Tucker and Max (Donna) Tucker, grandchildren, Leshia (Michael) Haley, Heath Tucker, Bradley (Jamie) Tucker, and Zac (Katie) Wakefield, great grandchildren, Zeb Haley, MaKenna, Addison, and Lily Tucker, Lyla and Kensie Wakefield, a sister, Jeanette (Jim) Herren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec 18, 2016 form the White's Chapel Church of Christ with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. Larry Alexander will officiate. The visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (service time) on Sunday at the Church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Tucker family.
Dena Elizabeth Flippo age 93, died peacefully in her sleep on December 14, 2016 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Winfield, Alabama. Dena was a wonderful, caring, sweet lady. She was a devoted wife to Melvin for 75 years, a loving mother and grandmother. She loved and cherished family and enjoyed nothing more than having them all stay in her little house on Baker Street in Winfield, and it didn’t matter how many. Whenever family came together there, the house overflowed with laughter and love.
In earlier years, Dena was a seamstress and did tailoring, made wedding dresses, formal gowns and could sew just about anything anyone needed. She loved crafts and did upholstering, knitting, quilting and many other artistic crafts. She loved nature and enjoyed taking rides in the countryside to look for animals. She was truly loved by all whose lives she touched.
She is survived by her sons, Bobby (Beckie) Flippo and Tony (Kathy) Flippo, grandchildren: Pam Carlson, Liz Aldridge, Tommy Flippo, Jane Kennedy, Tina Shaw, Andrea Bennett, Angela Gustafson, Nigel Flippo, Dylan Flippo a host of great and great great grandchildren and a daughter in law, Carolyn Flippo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Bessie Conner Reed, sons, William E. and Billy Flippo, grandson, Bobby Melvin Flippo, sisters, Zeller Mae Stiner, Vena Maddox & Geneva Keenum, and a brother, JC Reed.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 17, 2016 from the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church. Bro. Mike Beckon will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be held from 11:30 until 12:30 (service time) on Saturday at the church. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Flippo family.
Mr. Odis Leroy Green, age 95 of Brilliant, passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Mr Green was a United States Army WWII Veteran; a combat infantryman serving during the European campaign, recieving the WWII Victory Medal, American Service Medal, the European, African, and Middle Eastern Service Medals with 3 Bronze Stars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Nora Beasley Green, his wife, Loree Eads Green, a sister, Imogene Hallmark and her husband Renley, and a niece, Wanda Butler. Mr. Green is survived by his sons, Tommy (Judy) Green of Winfield, and Jody (Robin) Green of Brilliant, grandchildren, Judd Green of Winfield, and Brenda Estrada of Winfield, and a great niece, Leah Butler of Winfield. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. David Sexton will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Green family.