Mrs. Terri Lynn Zinn, age 64, of Winfield passed away on Monday, September 25, 2023 in the Northwest Medical Center. Mrs. Zinn was born on March 19, 1959 in Guin, Alabama to Wendell and Betty Nevils Burleson. She was a member of the Encounter Church of Guin and a 1978 graduate of Marion County High School. Terri was employed for 18 years with 3M of Guin before moving to Humana Insurance where she worked for more than 10 years before her retirement. In her spare time Terri enjoyed reading, journaling, and taking care of her family and grandchildren.

Mrs. Zinn is survived by her husband of 13 years, Steve Zinn, children, Kyle Key (Lindy), Cassi Berryhill, and Zoe Millwood (Eric), 15 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, sisters, Deb Sly (Craig), Benita Stanford (Jonathan), brother, Ricky Lee Carruth (Cathy), step mother, Myra Burleson, mother-in-law, Brenda Zinn, nieces, Jade Joy, Kelly Wilcher, and Bridget Koontz, nephews, Heath Cantrell, Lee Carruth and Seth Sly, and a host of other family members.

Mrs. Zinn was preceded in death by grandson, Brayden Gardner, son-in-law, Brandon Berryhill, father, Wendell Burleson, mother, Betty Carruth, stepfather, Claudie Carruth, brother, Stephen Burleson, and grandparents, Johnny and Mary Maxine Nevills and Alves and Era Smith Burleson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Zinn will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Guin City Cemetery. The visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home.

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Zinn family.

Mrs. Lailoni Mahala Peoples better known as Layla, age 29, of Winfield passed away on Friday, September 22, 2023 in the UAB Medical Center. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama on June 15, 1994 to Steven Scott Hill and Joanne Russell Hill. Lailoni attended Eldridge Church of Christ and Winfield City High School. Lailoni was employed with J.B. Hunt as a truck driver for several years before becoming a full-time mother and homemaker for her family. In her spare time Lailoni enjoyed many hobbies, some of which were crafting, gardening, hiking, hunting and fishing, canning and preserving, yoga, antiquing, reading, animal keeping, and listening to music.

Lailoni is survived by her husband, Sam Peoples, her children, Gatlin Hoyt Peoples, Faith Elaine Peoples, and Joey Pattrick Walker Proffitt, father, Scott Hill, mother, Jodie Hill, brother, Blue Berry Hill, grandmother, Margaret Hill, parents-in-law, Greg Peoples (Dana) and Marsha Garner, sister-in-law, Bethany Clifton (Nick) and a host of other family members and friends.

Lailoni was preceded in death by her grandparents, J.B. and Betty Russell and Obie Hill.

A private family graveside service will be held for Mrs. Peoples.

Mr. Theron James Stricklin, age 51, of Huntsville, formerly of Winfield, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2023 in the Hospice Family Care Facility. Theron was born on November 1, 1971 in Amory, MS to Harry Stricklin and Shirley Silas. He was a 1989 graduate of Liberty Christian Academy and spent much of his life working in construction.
Theron enjoyed spending his spare time being outdoors, hiking, gaming, collecting Marvel heroes, and watching sitcoms and Alabama Football.

Mr. Stricklin is survived by his sons, Zackary Stricklin, and Johnathan Stricklin (Laura Camila) father, Harry Stricklin, brothers, Glenn Stricklin, Phillip Stricklin (Theresa), Craig Stricklin (Angie), David Stricklin (Tori), stepsiblings, Allen Carter (Angela Davis), and Elesa Carter, nieces and nephews, Josh, Justin, Alyson, Kolby, Parker and Tyler Stricklin, and Chaselyn Tucker, and a host of other family members and friends.

Mr. Stricklin was preceded in death by his daughter, Tiffany Stricklin, and his mother, Shirley Silas.

Funeral services for Mr. Stricklin will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be Jonathon Stricklin, Zackary Stricklin, David Stricklin, Kolby Sticklin, Tyler Stricklin and Parker Stricklin. Officiating minister will be Eddie Ayers.

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, AL serving the Stricklin family.

Mrs. Helen Marie Bearden, age 86, of Brilliant passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at her residence. Mrs. Bearden was born in Winfield, Alabama on July 25, 1937 to William C. and Willie Mae Warren Williams. Helen called Brilliant her home all her life. She was the owner and operator of Marie’s Fabric Store in Brilliant for many years. In her spare time Helen enjoyed gardening, working in her flower beds, watching Alabama Football and spending time with family and friends.

Mrs. Bearden is survived by her children, Guyla Perry, Joey Barnett, Vickie Shirriff (Kenny), Sandra Couch (Tim), Greg Bearden (Rebecca), and Anthony Bearden (Debbie), grandchildren, Rhonda Wilkerson, Trent Goodwin, Brian Couch, Kyle Jack, Christy Hutchins, Kathy Hurt, Trace Barnett, and Anthony Bearden Jr., siblings, Nell Cole and Billy Gene Williams, her beloved cat, Milo, and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Mrs. Bearden was preceded in death by her husband, James Douglas Bearden, granddaughter, Monique Marie Jack, grandson, Bradley Hallman, sisters, Frieda Wallace and Patsy Hutchinson, and her brother, William Thomas Williams.

A memorial service for Mrs. Bearden will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. from the Brilliant Memorial Gardens.

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, Alabama serving the Bearden family.