Mrs. Dorothy Markham, age 88, of Winfield, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 in the Diversicare Health Care Center in Winfield. Mrs. Markham was a lifelong active member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church; she loved her family and her church family. She was co-owner/operator of Modern Beauty Shop in Winfield for many years. She was later employed by the Winfield Board of Education and the Citizens Bank of Winfield.
Mrs. Markham was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Reed and Bessie Webster Reed, her husband, Junior Ray Markham, granddaughter, Scarlett Markham Tidwell, five sisters and four brothers. She is survived by her children, Rebecca Carothers (Bubba) of Winfield and James Markham (LaJuana) of Winfield, grandchildren, Rob Carothers (Susan) of Mobile, Reed Carothers of Winfield, Ryan Carothers (Molly) of Winfield and Tara Markham of Winfield, great grandchildren, Campbell, Mac, Bonner, Bo and Beckett Carothers, John Mark , Anna Claire and Ally Tidwell, and Caden and Will Dickey, sister, Norma Atkinson of Winfield and grandson in law, Daniel Tidwell of Winfield.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Harmony Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service will be Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Harmony Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Harmony Grove building fund. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Markham family.