Mrs. Cleo Mavis Crumpton, age 87 of Pinson, fomerly of Hamilton, passed away on September 15, 2011 at her home. Cleo was born on September 26, 1923. She was known as "Nanny", but more importantly, "MaMa." Mrs. Crumpton was a member of the 25th Ave. Baptist Church of Centerpoint. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Nelson A. Crumpton, her parents John and Della Roberts, five sisters, five brothers, and a grandchild Mary Lindsey. Cleo had a great love for the Lord which she demonstrated by her Christian ministry. Her desire was to see the lost saved and she never let an opportunity pass without witnessing to everyone she came in contact with. She also loved to cook and took great pleasure in cooking for her family, especially her chicken and dumplings, fried apple pies, and homemade biscuits. She is survived by two sons, Arvel (Linda) and Charles (Virginia) Crumpton, a brother Elmo (Hazel) Roberts, sister Carol Shotts, 6 grandchildren, Amy, John, Jeff, Scott, Todd, Kellie, 14 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 pm. Monday, Sept. 19 from the 25th Avenue Baptist Church of Center Point. The family will recieve friends from 10:30 a.m. until service time on Monday at the Church. Burial will be in the Chalkville First Baptist Church Cemetery on Old Springville Rd. Brother Mike Young will be the officiating minister. Steve Moode, Jeffrey and Johnathon Crumpton, Kaleb and Zachary Moode, John Crumpton, and Donald Roberts will serve as Pallbearers. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directing.
Mr. Felix "Buddy" Farris, age 86 of Trenton Michigan, fomerly of the Lynn and Haleyville communities, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Michigan. Mr. Farris was preceded in death by his parents Jonas and Alma Dodd Farris, his wife Cozetta Farris, and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by his Children, Terry Farris, Brenda Cosby (Denver), and Dennis Farris (Stephanie), sisters, Dorothy, Sue, and Betty, 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchidren. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2011, from the Oak Grove Church of Chirst with burial to follow in the adjoining church cemetery. Bobby Dodd will be the officiating minister. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 10, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Mozelle Dodd Livingston, age 89 of Winfield, passed away on Wenesday August 24, 2011 in the Golden Living Center in Winfield. Mrs. Livingston was preceded in death by her parents, Marion Jackson and Drewzella Berry Dodd, husband, Henry C. Livingston, 2 brothers and 4 sisters. She is survived by her sons, Charles (Toni) Livingston of Lincoln, AL, and Roger (Bobbie) Livingston of Winfield, Grandchildren, Lana Perry, Gloria Herron, Donna Mayfield, and Todd Livingston, Great grandchildren, Emily and Rachel Perry, Amanda Beard, Jason, Gary and Tanner Mayfield, John Todd, Abby, and David Livingston, and 4 great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, from Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. The staff and caregivers of the Golden Living Center East wing will serve as honorary pallbearers. Bowen funeral home of Winfield directing.
Mrs. Mary Lou May Langston, Age 87 of Winfield, passed away on Saturday evening at her residence at Kemp Meadows. Mrs. Langston is survived by three daughters; Mrs. Linda L. West of Winfield, Mrs. Freddie L. Meherg, of Winfield, and Mrs. Martha L. Allen of Greystone. Memorial Service is scheduled at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2011, from the Old Union Primative Baptist Church near Wayside with a committal service immediatly following. Brother Tim Meherg and Brother Danny Williams will officiate. Bowen Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Mary Lou May Langston, Daughter of Troy Tessman and Ivus Elizabeth Dodson May, was born on March 10, 1924. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Mr. Fred Langston, the son of John Asbury and Virginia Belle Dubose Langston. She is survivied by her daughters, Freddie Langston Meherg (Jim), Linda Langston West (Bill), and Martha Langston Allen (John), Grandchildren, Todd Lowry (Zara Edwards Lowry) Tim Meherg (Peggy Prescott Meherg), Daphne West Stanford (Steve Standford), Lisa Meherg Burgess (Wade Burgess), Lori Meherg Jenkins (Mike Jenkins), and Kate Allen, gerat grandchildren, Erica Burgess Michel (Anthony Michel), Andrew Lowry, Mason Meherg (Hope Eads Meherg), McKinly Meherg, ALex Lowry, Mary Beth Burgess, Kent Jwnkins, Luke Jenkins, Zoe Lowry and Major Meherg, Great Great Grandchild Aaron Meherg, special nephew, Mike (Sheila) Adams, special Niece, Ann James. Special great nephew, Kevin (Paula) Adams and baby Chaney Adams, close relatives, Christopher, William, and Bethany Adams, and Jerry, Gary, Bill, and Don (Judy) May, a host of other relatives and friends, and special friends and caregivers, Connie Dodd, Administration and staff of Kemp Meadows ALC, Patty Palmer, Kim Adams, Jeanette Robertson, and Autumn Loring.
Memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Langston''s memory. The family request the following oraganizations: Northwest Hospice, Old Union Cemetery Up-Keep Fund, Kemp Meadows Assisted Living Center, or St. Jude Hospital.