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Benjamin Troy Hightower (1926-2019)
Source: Norwood Funeral Home, Guin, AL.

Benjamin “Troy” Hightower of Guin, Alabama.

Age:  92

Born:  December 12, 1926, in Guin, Alabama to the late Jelks Hightower and Grace Akins Hightower and the husband of Emma Rowell Hightower.

Died:  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his residence.

Visitation:  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Guin First United Methodist Church, Guin, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  12:00 Noon, following visitation, at the church.

Burial:  Guin City Cemetery.

Survived By:

Wife of 67 years:  Emma Rowell Hightower

Children:

Ben (Mary) Hightower of Fayette, AL.

Amy (Tracy) Parker of Guin, AL.

Sister:  Mildred Webb of Birmingham, AL.

Grandchildren:

David (Brandi) Hightower of Spring Hill, TN.

Brent (Alanna) Parker of Guin, AL.

Mark (Bethany) Hightower of Guin, AL.

Great-Grandchildren:

Palmer Hightower

Addie Grace

Cason Parker

Carson Parker

Hayden Hightower

Hudson Hightower.

And a host of Other Relatives and Friends. He was a fine gentleman and he will be greatly missed.

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Jelks Hightower and Grace Akins Hightower

Brother:  Gilbert Hightower.

Bio:  He graduated from Marion County High School in 1945 and also graduated from Massey Business College in Birmingham. He started his career as a bookkeeper for D.F. Mobley and later purchased the oil business which he ran for many years. While operating that business, he always helped those in need. He served as a member of Guin City Council for 25 years until the date of his death.  He was a founding member of the MCHS Band Boosters, a charter member of the Guin Civitan Club.  He served on the Advisory Board for State Bank & Trust for 27 years and was also a Mason.*

In lieu of flowers the family requests donation be made to Amedisys Hospice, 412 S. Court Street Suite 302, Florence, Alabama 35630.

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

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