Mrs. Mitsu Shimabuku Reed, age 72, of Winfield passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Mitsu was born on November 8, 1948 in Gushikawa Japan to Kamasuku and Shizu Asato Shimabuku.
Mrs. Reed was a selfless person who strived to always put others before herself. She was known as me-maw to all her family. She taught her children and grandchildren to be strong and resilient and she was always there in their times of need. Mitsu was a member of Bethel Apostolic Church of Winfield and employed for many years at Reltoc Manufacturing in Winfield.
Mrs. Reed is survived by her daughters, Michelle Reed-Webb of Fayette and Masaka Reed Loveless (Jeremy) of Winfield, grandchildren, Andrew Ray Webb, Matthew Thomas Webb, Chelsi Sky Travis, Kaidence Michelle Loveless, and Rylan Blaine Loveless, sister, Sumi Shimabuku, and a brother Haru Shimabuku and a host of other friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Drew Reed, parents, Kamasuku Shimabuku and Shizu Asato Shimabuku,
A memorial service for Mitsu will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. from the New Life Fellowship Church in Winfield. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Reed family.
Mr. Timmy Lee Autrey, age 60, of Brilliant passed away on Monday September 13, 2021. Mr. Autrey was born on June 23, 1961 to Uless Ray Autrey and MaryAnn Farley. Mr. Autrey was a member of the Brock Church of Christ, and a 1979 graduate of Brilliant High School. Tim was employed for many years as a truck driver; he drove for Continental Conveyor and pulled mobile homes. His most recent employment was Service Manager for Frazier Splicing in Brilliant.
Mr. Autrey is survived by his wife of 32 years, Traci Flanagan Autrey, sons, Jonathon Autrey and Levi Autrey (Haley), his mother, MaryAnn Farley, sister, Tina Martin (Clint), brothers, Tommy Autrey and Terry Autrey, Mother-in-law, Wanda Flanagan, Sister-in-law, Tammy Woodard (Tommy), niece, Emily Wilson (Matt), and nephews, Tyler Autrey and Joshua Moore.
Mr. Autrey was preceded in death by his father, Uless Ray Autrey, stepfather, Howard Farley, grandparents, Lynn and Myrl Wilburn, and Uless Bo and Vernell Autrey, father-in-law, James Flanagan, and sister-in-law, Connie Autrey.
A Graveside service for Mr. Autrey will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Brock Church of Christ Cemetery. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Autrey family.
Mr. James Mack Roberts better known as Mack, age 74 of Brilliant passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
Mack was born on July 31, 1947 in Haleyville, AL to James Perry and Learah May Moore Roberts. Mack was a 1965 graduate of Brilliant High School, a United States Army veteran, a member of the Brilliant Masonic Lodge # 601 and a supporter of the St. Jude's Children"s Hospital. He was employed over 32 years with Drummond Coal Company and served in the Army National Guard over 20 years. Mack enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting, playing music, watching westerns, and telling stories.
Mack is survived by his children, Jeana Estes (Tim), Kathy Green, and Johnny Mack Roberts, grandchildren, Skye Hollingsworth (Reed), Joshua Estes, Joseph Estes, Logan Green, and Sarah Rice (Noah) and great grandson, Carter Seals. Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his parents, James “Jim” and Learah Roberts and wife, Ina Jean Roberts.
Funeral Service for Mr. Roberts will be held on Thursday September 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel followed by a graveside service at Brilliant Memorial Gardens where Masonic honors will be presented, visitation for Mr. Roberts will be held from 3:00p.m. until 4:00p.m. (service time).