Mr. John Jackson "Jack" Weeks, age 93, of Winfield, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 in the Sunset Manor Health Care Facility in Guin. Jack was a member, Deacon, and Sunday School Teacher at Winfield First Baptist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran, serving our country during WWII and the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Local VFW Post, a fifty-year pin recipient of the Winfield Masonic Lodge, and owner/operator of Weeks Oldsmobile in Winfield for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Manon Weeks and Agnes Elizabeth Gilpin Weeks, sister, Kathryn Weeks Holliman, and a twin sister, Betty Ann Warlick. Jack is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marie Darby Weeks, a niece, Virginia Estill (Michael) of Guin, nephews, Frank Holliman (Sarah) of Sulligent, and Charles Warlick (Mary Claire) of Birmingham, and a host of great nieces, great nephews, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Weeks will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. from the Winfield First Baptist Church. Dr. Paul Murphy will be the officiating minister. Burial will follow in West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Visitation will be Monday, September 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (service time) at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Winfield First Baptist Church. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Weeks family.
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.