Mrs. Barbara Ann Fields, age 81 of Brilliant, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at U.A.B. Medical Center in Birmingham. Barbara worked for over 54 years in the banking industry. She was an active member and Sunday school teacher at Brilliant Freewill Baptist Church, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Fields, her parents, Henry B. Husbands and Reitha Flynt Husbands, a sister, Imogene Grace and a brother, Danny Husbands. Barbara is survived by her daughters, Reitha Ann Cabaniss and Diane E. Messer, her grandchildren, Eric Cabaniss, Lance Cabiniss, Amy Harris (Samuel), Andrew Messer (Jill), and Gary Wayne Messer (Caty Lockhart), great grandchildren, Harrison Andrew Messer, Jaycen Don Messer, Brian William Messer, Sarah Harris, Brayden Harris, and Nathan Harris, her brothers, William Brian Husbands and John Michael Husbands, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Fields will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Brother Greg Webb and Brother Byron Kimbrell will officiate. The visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. (service time) on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Eldridge Children’s Home at P.O. Box 8 Eldridge, AL 35554. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Fields family.