Mrs. Mary Helen Hollis Alexander, age 82, of Winfield, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at her residence.
Mrs. Alexander was born in Gattman, Mississippi on January 17, 1936 to Isiah and Virgie Lockhart Hollis. Mrs. Alexander was a teacher at Winfield City Elementary School for 28 years. After her retirement, she worked with Early Intervention of Alabama for over 20 years. Mrs. Alexander was a 1954 graduate of Sulligent High School, attended Auburn University, and received a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Alabama; she was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma teacher’s sorority, Gideon’s Auxiliary, Cosmopolitan Club and Studiosis Club.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ray Alexander, her daughter, Jill Satcher of Northport, sons, Tom Alexander (Cindy) of Havelock, NC and Chuck Alexander of Madison, AL, grandchildren, Jeremy Satcher, Daniel Satcher, Janie Alexander DeWitt (Vince) and Hannah Alexander and sister, Marie Hill of Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Alexander is preceded in death by her parents, Isiah and Virgie Lockhart Hollis, sisters, Eunice Mitchell, Hazel Wheeler, Florence Williams, brothers, Carl Hollis, Harold Hollis, and James Allen Hollis, daughter in law, Lydia Campbell Alexander, and sister in law, Sue Anderson.
To say that Mrs. Alexander will be missed is an understatement. She was known for her kind ways, her smile, her positive and affirming personality, her concern and care for others and her devotion to her family and friends. Her love for children was unmatched and evident through her 50 year career of working with children. Heaven is now an even sweeter place with her presence.
Funeral services for Mrs. Alexander will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Winfield First United Methodist Church. Earl Freeman will be the officiating minister. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Pallbearers will be, Greg Guin, Tim Thomas, Eddie Posey, Anthony McCaleb, Roger Davis, Butch Ivie, Jack Russell, Sambo Butler and Jim Raines. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Early Intervention, Delta Kappa Gamma teacher’s sorority, Sandy Anderson, June Key, Linda McDonald, Sarah Moore and Jane Raines.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift of Gideon Bibles or a gift to the Winfield First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, P. O. Box 387, Winfield, AL 35594, may be made. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Alexander family.
Mrs. Mildred Rich Bolen, age 88, of Guin, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Marion Regional Nursing Facility in Hamilton.
Mrs. Bolen was employed as a Presser at RELTOC for many years until her retirement. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Loranzy Dawl Bolen, daughter, Marcine Braden, sister, Ophelia Lann, and her bothers, Wallace and Obedee Rich. Mrs. Bolen is survived by her sons, Larry David Bolen (Mary) of Guin and Douglas Bolen (Mary) of Flager Beach, FL, brother, Robert Rich of Toldeo, OH. Seven grandchildren and a host of great and great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bolen will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 14, 2018 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. The visitation will be on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. Brother C. W. Box will be the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Bolen Family.
Mrs. Willodean Hubbert, age 87 of the Bazemore community in Fayette Co. passed away on Thursday, November 8th 2018, at the Sunset Manor Healthcare facility in Guin. Mrs. Hubbert was employed as a supervisor at RELTOC for 35 years until her disability in 1991. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ector and Ethel Hollingsworth, her husband, Silas Jr. Hubbert, a son, Steve Hubbert, two brothers, Gene and Billy Hollingsworth, a sister, Charlene McClung, and a great grandson Clint McDonald. She is survived by her son, Tommy C. (Sue) Hubbert of Glen Allen, grandchildren, Tina (Stanley) McDonald of Eldridge, Mike Hubbert and Jesi Nichols of Hubbertville, Jason Hubbert and Jennifer McCaleb of Hubbertville, and Stephanie (Stan) Boyd of Orlando, FL, great grandchildren, Ginny McDonald, Peyton McDonald, Haley (Levi) Autrey, Ashlyn (T.J.) Pratt, Emma Grace Boyd, Colin Boyd, Ethan Nichols, Emma Nichols, and Maci McCaleb, two sisters, Lurene Henderson, of Winfield, and Glenda Jones of Charlotte NC, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from the Whites Chapel Church of Christ with burial to follow in the Adjoining Cemetery. Larry Alexander will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (service time) on Saturday at the Church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Hubbert family.
Mr. Dennis Wayne Harrison, age 62 of Winfield, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. Dennis was a 1974 graduate of Hubbertville High School, he worked for Fruit of the Loom Cotton Mill in Winfield for 20 years and Mercedes Benz for 10 years. Dennis enjoyed playing golf, woodworking, and watching Auburn football with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jared Harrison, his parents, R. P. Harrison and Rozie Lee Holcomb Harrison, and a brother- in- law, Michael Lynn. He is survived by his wife of almost 29 years, Donna Lynn Harrison, his children, Misty Pollard (Rusty), Michael Harrison (Kelly) and Candice Blanchard, grandchildren, Dawson Pollard, Darick Pollard, Mason Harrison, Emma Harrison, Jake Blanchard and Skyler Blanchard, a brother, Larry Harrison (Rebecca), father and mother in law, Charles and Ann Lynn, brother in law, Kevin Lynn (Tonya) and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. from the Winfield Freewill Baptist Church. The Visitation will be Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. Brother Kent Nelson and Brother Danny Williams will be the officiating ministers. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Harrison family.
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