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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


Ben (Mary) Hightower of Fayette, AL.

Amy (Tracy) Parker of Guin, AL.

Sister:  Mildred Webb of Birmingham, AL.


David (Brandi) Hightower of Spring Hill, TN.

Brent (Alanna) Parker of Guin, AL.

Mark (Bethany) Hightower of Guin, AL.


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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