Matthew Joseph Beasley, age 20 of Winfield, passed away December 1, 2016. Matthew was born on December 21, 1995.He was a 2014 graduate of Winfield City High School, a 2016 graduate of Bevill State, and was currently enrolled at the University of North Alabama. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Lilly Gann. He is survived by his parents, Doug and Charlotte Beasley, his sister, Brooke Beasley, grandparents, Alvin "Bunk" and Linda Beasley, all of Winfield, and grandmother, Elizabeth Clinton of Pigeon Forge, TN. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from the Winfield First United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Scufflegrit Cemetery near Twin. Brother Jerry Gann will officiate. Alex Smothers, Will Addison, Jordan Williams, Ryan Spann, Zac Hallmark, and Jake Dozier will serve as active pall bearers. The visitation will be from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. at the Winfield First United Methodist Church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Beasley family.
Mr. Leburn Roger "Rod" Goodwin, age 70 of Winfield, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sherolyn Ann "Sweetie" Goodwin, his parents, Adell and Rufus Goodwin, a sister, Joyce Franks, and 3 brothers, Ray Goodwin, Rufus Roy "Bunt" Goodwin, and Larry Goodwin. Roger is survived by his children, Phillip (Amy) Goodwin, Patty Goodwin Berryhill, Paula Goodwin Turner, and Pam Braden, a sister, Faye Beasley, grandchildren, Terrance Berryhill, Joshua (Katie) Berryhill, Jessica Turner, Amanda (Scott) Travis, Dillion (Neenah) Braden, Timmy Braden, Eliza Goodwin, and Luke Goodwin, great grandchildren, Hayden Turner, Emiley Travis, Matthew Travis, and Anslee Berryhill, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Kent Nelson and Bro. Danny Williams will officiate. The visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec, 1, 2016 at Bowen Funeral Home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Goodwin family.
Mrs. Violet Lee Smith, age 57 of Winfield, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Elijah Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Ruby Frost Hill, and 3 bothers, Ray Hill, Billy Hill, and Allen Hill. She is survived by her sons, Michael Sanford (Amanda) of Winfield, Kevin Sanford (Christy) of Sulligent, Bobby Sanford (Cassandra) of Winfield, and Steven Sanford (Debra) of Guin, her husband, Dennis McCaleb of Winfield, a brother Wayne Hill, grandchildren, Gabe Sanford, Johnathon and Andrea Jones, Dylan, Paisley, Tristen, Drake, and Kade Sanford, Dyla & Jacob Mansell, and Lindsey Logan, and a great grandson, Jaxon. Memorial service arrangements for Mrs. Smith will be announced at a later time. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Smith and Sanford families.
Mrs. Chassie Berniece Kelly Haden, age 87 of Winfield, passed away on Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at her residence. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Haden Lynch, a son, Michael Haden, husband, Arlis Haden, a grandson, Jared Haden, and a sister, Ersal Bradley. She is survived by 3 daughters, Diane Haden Henderson (Tom) of Winfield, Phyllis Haden Prescott (Wayne) of Huntsville, and Kay Haden Franks (Alfred) of Winfield, a son, Russell Haden (Kim) of Auburn, a son-in-law, Peter Lynch of California, grandchildren, Andrew Lynch, Audrey L. Pullman (Drew), Kelly Haden, John Michael Haden, Daniel Haden (Terry), Jordan Little (Ryan), Anna DiPlacido (Bruce), Matthew Prescott, Joshua Prescott (Anna Leigh), Nathan Brown, Carley Brown, and Patrick Henderson, 10 great grandchildren, a granddaughter-in-law Janet Haden, dear friend Mona Ratliff, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from the Faith Fellowship Church, with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. Bro. Harry Saylor will officiate. The visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. (service time) on Tuesday at Faith Fellowship Church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Haden family.