Mr. Jerry Morris Burgess, age 79 of Winfield, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in the Fayette County Medical Center. Jerry was born on June 8, 1941 to Arthur A. and Mary Nan Tune Burgess in Winfield, AL. He was a 1959 graduate of Winfield City High School, owner / operator of Burgess Transmission and I-22 Motorsports Park.
Mr. Burgess is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carol Hayes Burgess, sons, Gregg Burgess (Chris) of Winfield and Wade Burgess (Lisa) of Tuscaloosa, grandchildren, Kyle Burgess of Jasper, Erica Michel (Anthony) of Vestavia Hills, Hunter Burgess (Kayla) of Bankston, Courtney Jones (Bradley) of Winston-Selma, NC, Mary Beth Melton (Hunter) of Vestavia Hills, great grandchildren, Rivers Burgess, Waylon Burgess, David, Kate and Langston Michel, Alli and Corbin Burgess and Kennedy Jones, sisters, Carol Reed of Tuscaloosa, Marcy Norris (Aubrey) of Northport and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur A. Burgess and Mary Nan Tune Burgess, and three brothers, Jimmy, Joe and Ronnie Burgess.
The funeral service for Jerry will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Union Chapel Cemetery near Winfield. Brother Tim Meherg will be the officiating minister. Visitation will be held on Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Citizens Bank Celia Grace Hamlett Fund. Bowen Funeral Home serving the Burgess family.
Juliette Ellen Harris, age 39 of Leighton formerly of Winfield, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020 at her residence.
Juliette was born on February 15, 1981 in Jasper, Alabama to Larry DeWayne Harris and Peggy May Harris Saint, she was a 1999 graduate of Winfield High School.
She is survived by her daughter, Praiselon Roby, her father, Larry DeWayne Harris, husband, Carlos Smith, sister, Sasah Harris, brother, Brian Saint, niece, Zana Harris and her nephew, Bronzen Hayes, aunts, Sonja Bostick and Rheda Clark (James) and other relatives and friends. Juliette was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy M Saint, and her grandparents, Rex & Lois Harris and Dane & Mary May.
A private family graveside service was held from the West Alabama Memorial Garden on August 3, 2020. Sissy Sullins was the officiating minister.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield,serving the Harris family.
Suzan Webster Hawkins, age 63 of Fayette, formerly of Winfield, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at her residence. Suzan was a 1976 graduate of Winfield City High School; she began her cosmetologist apprenticeship while still in high school. She was always very passionate about her career. After completing her degree, Suzan spent the majority of her career as manager of Head Start Salon in Tuscaloosa, AL. Suzan was a loving daughter, sister, mother and grandmother, she embraced the birth of her two boys Peyton and Ty and adored her three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Coston and Jessie Webster, and Marvin and Jessie Guyton, her parents, Donald and Ruby Webster, and a brother and sister in law, Eddie and Deb Webster. Suzan is survived by her boys, Peyton Earl Hawkins and Ty Edward Smith of Autaugaville, Al, 3 grandchildren, McKinley, Callie and Greyson Hawkins, sisters, Debbie (Mike) Davis of Winfield, Connie Webster Hathcock (Carlos South) of Fayette, Jan (Terry) Rice of Northport, and Terri (Andreas) Richter of Tuscaloosa, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. A memorial service for Suzan will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. (service time) on Friday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving Suzan’s family.
Mrs. Amelia Key, better known as AmaLee, age 92 of Winfield, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at the DCH Regional Medical Center in Northport. Mrs. Key was preceded in death by her parents, Neil and Ida Miles Vickery, a daughter, Marjorie Key Goodwin, a son Dwayne Key, a grandson, Dwayne Key, brothers, Lomax and Elsworth Vickery, and a sister Ivalene Beasley. Mrs. Key is survived by her husband of 77 years, Leonard Key, a son, David (Dean) Key, grandchildren, Scott (Wendy) Goodwin, Bill (Maggie) Goodwin, David Goodwin, Rena (Mark) Mays, Jeffrey (Natlie) Key, Dale Key and Barry Key, great grandchildren, Lindsey (Brian) Jackson, Cari (Dustin) Stough, Jordan, Taylor and Madison Goodwin, Ben Key, Lauren Mays and Ryan Mays, great great grandchildren, Kane Rushing, Ella Jace Jackson, Kennedy and Sawyer Stough, and Kye Jackson, a sister, Imogene Dodd, a daughter in law, Jeanette Christopher, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 29, from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow in the Brilliant Memorial Gardens. Greg Lowery will be the officiating minister. The visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Key family.