Mrs. Pearlie Irene Tidwell Draper, age 100, of the Tidwell Chapel Community, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Sunset Manor Health Care Facility in Guin.

Pearlie was born on April 1, 1919 to Frank Tidwell and Essie Tucker Tidwell and was a member of the Tidwell Chapel Church of Christ. She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Blair (John), Dorothy Price and Alice Markham (Chris), her son, Tom Draper, grandchildren, Steve Blair (Anissa), Angie Lowery (Walter), James “Dobber” Nix (Christie), Cindy Kelley (Carlos), Meredith McCraw, Heather Perrigin (Craig), Alicia Mace (Tim), seventeen great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren, special niece and nephew, Jimmy and Frances Wyma, and a host of other nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Mrs. Draper was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Draper, parents, Frank Tidwell and Essie Tucker Tidwell, daughters, Linda Burroughs, Maxine McCoy, and a son, James Allen Draper.

The funeral services for Pearlie will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Tidwell Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery. Bobby Dodd and Tom Nix will be the officiating ministers. The visitation will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Active pall bears, Steve Blair, Dabber Nix, Craig Perrigin, Carlos Kelley, Tim Mace, Walter Lowery and Jimmy Wyma. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Draper family.

Mr. Olen Roden, age 97, of Brilliant, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in the Sunset Manor Healthcare Facility in Guin. He was born on August 6, 1922 in Cordova, AL to Olen Roden, Sr. and Frances Stephens Roden.

Mr. Roden was a member of the Guin Church of Christ, a WWII Army Veteran, and retired from the 3-M Company in Guin.

Olen is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Berryhill Roden, his parents, Olen Roden, Sr. and Frances Stephens Roden, and his brothers, Fred, Carlos, James, Virgil and Erskin Roden.   He is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Mr. Roden will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Tracy Parker and Robin Clifton will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the West Alabama Memorial Garden. The visitation will be on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Roden family.

Mr. Billy Wayne Johnson, age 77, of Brilliant, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Diversicare Healthcare Center in Winfield.

Mr. Johnson was a United States Navy Veteran, a retired truck driver, and an active member of the Brilliant Masonic Lodge # 601.

Billy is survived by his two daughters, Candie Linley (Michael) and Juanita Rickett (Bob), grandchildren, Skipper Johnson (Ashley), Dexter Brannon, Falon Brannon and Drake Linley, great grandchildren, Laine Johnson, Dylan Segraves, Peyton Miller and Carson Robbins. He was preceded in death by his, wife, Geneva M. Johnson, his mother, Carrie Edna Johnson, two brothers, Jimmy Johnson and Freddie Johnson and his father, Hershel Edmond Johnson.

A private graveside service will be held for the family at Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Don Webster will be the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Johnson family.

Mr. Arnold Reed, age 97, of the Twin Community, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Diversicare of Winfield. Mr. Reed served as a military policeman in the United States Army during WWII.

Arnold is survived by his sister, Kathryn Peoples of Fayette, and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, William C. Reed and Audie Webster Reed, four sister, Eardeal South, Virgie Bacuss, Lexie McDaniel, and Mammie Lou Gann, and four brothers, Orvil, Amos, Houston and Sammy Reed.

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Reed family.