Mr. William Hardy Robinson, age 84, of Guin, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at his residence. Hardy was born October 1, 1934 in Walker County to Benjamin Franklin Robinson and Lucy Johnsey Robinson. Mr. Robinson was a good Christian man and Pastor. Hardy pastored many churches in and all around Alabama, but most recently taught Sunday School at the Guin First Baptist Church.
Mr. Robinson is survived by his wife, Juanice Simmons Robinson of Guin, two daughters, Brenda Fitts (Harvey) of McCalla, and JoAnne Bowen (Heath) of Alabaster, a son, Robert Robinson of Smokerise, stepchildren, Tammy Silas (Randy) and Tim Smith (Vicki) all of Guin, a brother, Leo Robinson (Linda) of McCalla, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, his church family and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Lucy Robinson, his wife, Joan Ezell Robinson, a sister, Mary Francis Robinson, and a daughter in law, Marsha Robinson.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Guin First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Gardens in Adamsville, AL. The visitation will be Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Guin First Baptist Church. Brother C. W. Box and Brother Kenny Hatcher will be the officiating ministers. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Robinson family.
Mrs. Margaret Erwin Spann, age 82, of Winfield, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family. Mrs. Spann was born on March 5, 1937 to Alton and Ora Collins Erwin. Margaret was a 1955 graduate of Winfield City High School. She was later employed with the Winfield City School system and the Winfield City Library for many years.
Mrs. Spann is survived by her husband of 65 years, Parker Earnest Spann, her daughters, Libby Dobbins (Dennis) of Winfield, Margie Spann Parker of Madison, MS and Susan Burnett (Freddie) of Winfield, brother in law, Raymond Spann (Hazel Ann), nieces and nephews, Chuck Spann (Julie) of Winfield, April O’Neal (Chris) of Winfield and Cindy Holmes (Garry) of Fayette. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alton Erwin and Ora Collins Erwin and an infant son.
Funeral services for Mrs. Spann will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from the Winfield First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. Dr. Paul Murphy and Bro. Raymond Spann will be the officiating ministers. The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Spann family.
Simon David Manasco, infant son of Brian Manasco and Savannah Taylor, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper.
He is survived by his parents, Brian and Savannah of Winfield, brothers, Nolan and Sawyer Taylor, grandparents, David and Karen Manasco of Winfield, Joe and Rachel Foster of Guin, great grandparents, Raymond and Wanda Taylor of Hamilton and Ricky and Beth Holmes of Hamilton, uncle, Brandon Manasco (Brandy) of Winfield and a host of aunts, uncles and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his great grandmother, Hazel Bryant.
A graveside service for Simon will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Winfield City Cemetery. Brother Keith Box and Brother Mark Moore will be the officiating ministers. The family will receive family and friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Manasco and Taylor family.
Dessie Mae Roberts, age 81, of Jasper formerly of Winfield, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 at her granddaughters’ residence in Jasper. Dessie was born on February 19, 1938 in Jasper, AL to Carlos and Frances Weeks Patterson. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Nygren of Columbus, MS, Carolyn Smothers of Winfield and Jeannie Denson (Tony) of Arley, ten grandchildren, Melissa, Carrie, Jody, Lexxy, Maxx, Elyssa, Pattrick, Jessie, Gage and Kolton, ten great grandchildren, Ashley, Malina, Colin, Bryston, Clayton, Kynnzee, Bynntlee, Joey, Ivy and Autumn, sister, Robbie Hayes of Fayette and a step sister, Bobbie Jean, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her a daughter, Melinda Proffitt, her parents, Carlos Patterson and Frances Weeks Graham and a brother, Robert Graham. Funeral services for Mrs. Roberts will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in the Union Chapel cemetery in Winfield. The visitation will be held on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (service time). Brother Steton Hayes will be the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Roberts family.