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Obituary:

John David “J.D.” Foster, Sr. of Fayette, Alabama.

Age:  75

Born:  September 23, 1943, in North Carolina to the late Riley Houston Foster and Ermmadell Dobbs Foster.

Died:  Friday, August 30, 2019, at the DCH Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

No Funeral Service:  The Family following J.D.’s wishes have chosen cremation for his final disposition and no formal services will be held. A private memorial will be held at a later date.

Survived By:

Wife:  Brenda Joan Kivette Foster of Winfield, AL.

Son:  John David Foster, Jr. of Winfield, AL.

Daughter:  Rene Foster (Bobby) Roberts of Cypress, TX.

Sister:  Juanita Foster of Winfield, AL.

Brother:  Earnest Foster of Glenn Allen, AL.

Grandchildren:

Dylan (Shanda) Foster

Megan (Monroe) Moore

Logan (Heather) Junkin

Graham Junkin

Savannah Foster

Beth Foster

Josh Bobo

Great-Grandchildren:

James Foster

Isaac Taylor

Ella Moore

And a host of Nieces, Nephews, Other relatives, and Friends.

J.D. was born on September 23, 1943, in North Carolina to the late Riley Houston Foster and Ermmadell Dobbs Foster. He lived many places as a young boy and graduated from Winfield City High School in Winfield, Alabama.  He worked for many years at Chicago Bridge and Iron in Texas and also spent many years as a truck driver. His heart was huge, he never met a stranger and he was friends with everyone.  J.D. had a gift of gab and storytelling was his specialty. He told his stories to everyone, sometimes more than once.  J.D. was one of the best persons you would ever meet.   He enjoyed fishing and Auburn Football.  He loved his family, kids, and grandchildren dearly.  He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.*

 Miles Funeral Home, Winfield, AL., directing.*

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Obituary:

Tallon Lee Burleson of Winfield, Alabama.

Born:  November 1, 1999, to Bret and Keisha Tucker Burleson. Tallon was a 2018 graduate of Winfield City High School.*

Age:  19

Died:  Friday, August 30, 2019.

Visitation:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Winfield Church of God, Winfield, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019, following visitation, at the church.

Burial:  Tidwell Chapel Cemetery.

Officiating:  Deric Rea, Grant Webb, and Leigh Ann Stewart.

Survived By:

Parents:  Bret Burleson and Keisha Tucker Burleson, Winfield, AL.

Brother:  Tanner Burleson (Kate Summer)

Sister:  Kyleigh Burleson

Grandparents:

Richard Tucker and Sue Tucker

Albert Burleson and Sherry Burleson

Aunts:

Kelly Snow (Don)

Lori White (Terry)

Cousins:

McCain Merchant (Morganne)

Trey Snow

Seth White

Ryan White

Preceded In Death By:

Great-Grandparents:

Freeman Tucker and Jennie Mae Tucker

Vic Bryan and Christine Bryan

Andrew Burleson and Opal Burleson

Eugene Estes and Louise Estes

Cousins:

Keith Box

Mike Estes

Ed Plunkett

Carrie Ann Plunkett.  

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, AL., directing.*

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Obituary:

Vella Dean Crowley Dickinson of Winfield, Alabama.

Age:  93

Born:  October 17, 1925, in Alabama to the late Harvey R. Crowley and Icie Bell Honnicutt Crowley.

Died:  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Cordova Health and Rehab Center, Cordova, Alabama.

Visitation:  10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2019, at the Bowen Funeral Home in Winfield, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 2, following visitation at the funeral home chapel.

Burial:  Winfield City Cemetery, Winfield, Alabama.

Officiating: Orbie Pearce and Phillip Miles.

Survived By:

Sons:

Harold Dickinson (Melinda) of Birmingham, AL.

Kenneth Dickinson (Deborah) of Houston, TX.

Grandchildren:

Kim Miller (Danny) of Austin, TX.

Allison Wilson (Shayne) of Houston, TX.

Kevin Dickinson (Holly) of TN.

Great-Grandchildren:

Shelby Miller

Josh Miller

Bryan Wilson

Taylor Wilson

Sisters:

Earline Robinson of Fayette, AL.

Betty Gilliam of Kennedy, AL.

Preceded In Death By:

Husband:  R. D. Dickinson

Parents: Harvey R. Crowley and Icie Bell Hunnicutt Crowley.

Sisters:

Ludell Crowley Gibson

Lucille Crowley Collins

Louenge Crowley Turner

Nola Mae Crowley Sansing

Brothers:

Rev. Houston L. Crowley

Houie William Crowley

James Ed Crowley

John Robert Crowley

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to support Breast Cancer Awareness and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Bowen Funeral Home, Winfield, AL., directing.

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Obituary:

Lora Mae Baker Hudson of Hamilton, Alabama.

Age:  104

Born:  March 27, 1915, in Hodges, Franklin County, Alabama to the late George Washington Baker and Milverdia “Verdie” Sullivan Baker.

Died:  Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Sunset Manor in Guin, Marion County, Alabama.

Visitation: 11:30a.m.- 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the Marion County Funeral Home in Hamilton, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, following visitation, at the Marion County Funeral Home Chapel.

Officiating:  Bro. Jeremy Sorrells

Burial:  Old Line Cemetery in Franklin County, Alabama.

Survived By:

Sister:  Mildred Baker (R.J.) Scott

And a host of Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives, and Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Husband: Estes Hudson

Parents: George Washington Baker and Milverdia “Verdie” Sullivan Baker.

Sisters:

Hazel Marie Baker (J.C.) Hale

Minerva L. Baker (Arthur) Osborne

Mary Catherine Baker  (C.G.) Lawler

Brothers:

G.W. (Wilma) Baker, Jr.

Daniel (Velma) Baker

John (Mavianea) Baker

Kenneth Cullen Baker.

Marion County Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.*

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Obituary:

Melinda Gail Colburn of Lake City, Arkansas

Age:  37

Born:  January 2, 1982, in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Died:  Saturday, August 24, 2019, in Arkansas.

Visitation:  1:00 – 2:00 p.m, Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Rocky Grove Church on Marion County Highway 96, Hamilton, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, at Rocky Grove Church following visitation.

Burial:  Rocky Grove Cemetery, Marion County Highway 96, Hamilton, Alabama.

Survived By:

Father:  Paul Edward Colburn

Stepmother:  Rita Kay Colburn

Aunts:

Robin

Cindy

Mae

Joyce

Eloise

Louise

Betty

Uncle:  Billy

Best Friend:  Wendy Bingham

And a host of Cousins, Other Relatives, and many other close Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Half Brother:  Kevin Lee Colburn, Mother:  Mitzi Gail Coy Colburn

Grandparents:

James Coy and Christine Coy

Carvin Colburn and Magnolia Colburn Northington.

Hamilton and Hackleburg Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.

Photo Source:  Facebook

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Obituary:

Marguerite Frances Reed Butler of Guin, Alabama

Age:  95

Born:  August 9, 1924, in Rome Georgia, to the late Charles O. Reed and Mettie Jerusha Hicks Reed.

Died:  Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Visitation:  9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the Guin First Baptist Church

Funeral Service:  11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 31, following visitation, at the church.

Graveside Service and Burial:  4:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the Bethel Cemetery in New Hope, Alabama.

Survived By:

Husband of 63 Years:  Thomas Gilbert Butler of Guin, AL.

Daughters:

Leanna Butler (Dennis) Salley of Hollandale, MS.

Marcie Butler of Concord, N.C.

Son:  Jed Butler (“Daughter-In-Love” Terry) of Columbus, GA.

Grandchildren:

Katelynn Turner (Tyler)

Kendyl Salley (Matt)

David Salley

Collin Salley

Rowan Butler

Caleb O’Quinn

Cliff O’Quinn

Great-Granddaughters:

Charlsie Turner

Blakely Turner.

Bio:  Born August 9, 1924, in Rome Georgia, to the late Charles O. Reed and Mettie Jerusha Hicks Reed. Mrs. Butler grew up in Rome, Georgia. She obtained a B.A. History, from Shorter College in Rome, GA, did graduate work in History at Columbia University in New York City, got a B.S. in Agriculture at the University of Georgia in Athens, and after her children were born, a Masters in Education at Auburn University. She married Thomas Gilbert Butler on June 10, 1956, at Koinonia Farm, Americus, GA. She taught special education 27 years in Lexington (Lauderdale County) and Winfield City Schools. She was a member of Guin First Baptist Church. She taught Bible Classes for 82 years, and with her husband, volunteered in Christian Missions for 42 years, including more than 20 states in the US and every continent except Antarctica.*

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Guin First Baptist Church or the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home.

Norwood Funeral Home of Guin, AL., directing.*

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Obituary:

Clayton Wade Zuber of Winfield, Alabama, formerly of Los Angeles, California

Age:  53

Born:  January 9, 1966, in Los Angeles, California to Dorothy Tarwater Zuber and the late Cecil W. Zuber.

Died:  August 24, 2019, at UAB Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama.

Visitation:  6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at the Bowen Funeral Home in Winfield, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the funeral home chapel.

Burial:  Fairview Cemetery

Survived By:

Mother:  Dorothy Zuber of Winfield, AL.

Daughter:  Sabrina Zuber of Winfield, AL.

Step-Son:  Justin Hill of Double Springs, AL.

Sisters:

Elizabeth McDonald (Robert) of Grand Prairie, TX.

Lorie Ann Philippi of Alverado, TX.

Cindy Tipper of Haleyville, AL.

Donna Bircheat (Gary) of Sulligent, AL.

Brothers:

Charles Zuber of Winfield, AL.

Clifford Zuber (Kathy) of Arlington, TX.

Curtis Zuber of Guin, AL.

Carl Zuber of Ft. Worth, TX.

Preceded In Death By:

Father:  Cecil W. Zuber

Bowen Funeral Home, Winfield, AL., directing.

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