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Leonard G. (Jim) Colvin

Leonard G. (Jim) Colvin, 92, Hamilton, passed away on Jan. 20, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Hamilton.
He loved to tell stories about his childhood life in Hamilton and his adventures as a young adult in Arkansas. He loved to eat at the “Pickle Barrel” in Amory, Miss., after a hard day’s work in the garden. He was skilled at operating heavy equipment and worked many construction jobs that ranged from Iuka, Miss., to Mobile. Mr. Colvin was also skilled at playing guitar and mandolin and loved to play country music with his brother Horace, his boys, and nephew.
Jim was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Hamilton Branch. He held the offices of Elder, High Priest and Seventy in the Melchizedek Priesthood and was ordained to the office of Seventy by Elder Bruce R. McConkie, Apostle of the Lord, Jim was instrumental in the building of the Hamilton Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and was one of the orignal founding members of the Hamilton Branch. He also contributed to the building of the LDS church in Mobile.
He was preceeded in death by his parents - Theodore B. and Dirotha Ann Colvin; brothers - Aubra, Horace, and Coy; and sisters - Ethel, Ruby, Exie, and Veva.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 20, 2016, at 11 a.m. from the Hamilton Funeral Home. Tyran S. Colvin was the officiating minister.
Survivors include his wife - Dorothy G. Colvin; sons - Tavett G. Colvin, Tyran S Colvin, and Stephen C. Colvin; daughters - Patricia A. Forester, and Emily L. Colvin; nephews - Glendon Colvin; nieces - Sharon and Shona Colvin; cousins - Hashell and Arada Colvin; and other treasured relatives including grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Honorary pallbearers were his sons Tavett, Tyran, and Stephen Colvin; his nephew Glendon Colvin, and his grandsons Sage James Colvin and Aaron Colvin.
Hamilton Funeral Home directed the services.
Hamilton Funeral Home
P.O. Box 274 • Hamilton, AL  35570 • 921-3197

Peggy Davis

Peggy Davis, 82, Hackleburg, passed away on Monday Jan. 25, 2016. Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.
Marion County Funeral Home - Hamilton, ala.

Bobbie Prentice

Bobbie Prentice, 78, Hamilton, passed away on Friday Jan. 22, 2016. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.
Marion County Funeral Home - Hamilton, ala.

Shirley Ann Pugh Silas

Shirley Ann Pugh Silas, 72, Winfield, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham.  
She was preceded in death by her parents - Artis and Imogene Pollard Pugh.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at 2 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens. Bro. Dewayne Hammontree was the officiating minister.  
Survivors include four sons - Glenn Ray Stricklin, Phillip  (Teresa) Stricklin, Craig (Angie) Stricklin, and Theron Stricklin, all of Guin; a sister - Judith Williams, Guin; four grandchildren - Josh Stricklin, Justin Stricklin, Zack Stricklin, and Jonathan Stricklin; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, AL  35594 • 487-4327

Glenda Warren Coats Yaden

Glenda Warren Coats Yaden, 52, County. Highway 44 Guin, near Winfield, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at U.A.B. Medical Center in Birmingham.
She was preceded in death by her father - Hollie Warren Jr.; and a nephew - Jeremiah Warren.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at 1 p.m. from Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Griggs Place Cemetery. Bro. Thomas Nix was the officiating minister.
Survivors include her husband - Darrell Yaden; her mother - Emma Dean Warren, Winfield; a son - Josh (Kacie) Coats, Fayette; a daughter - Emily (Jeremy) Tidwell, Winfield; step-children - Lisa (Tim) Stidham, Winfield, David Lee and Darrell Thomas Yaden Jr., both of Moulton; sisters - Sheila Diane (Gary) Morrison, Winfield, and Janet Neal, Gordo; brothers - Roger Warren and Joe Warren, both of Winfield; grandchildren - Hannah, Josh, Hunter, and Justin Stidham, Hannah and Toby Tidwell, Hollie and Bradyn Shaw, Karlee and Blade Pinkerton, and Chloe Brown; two great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, AL  35594 • 487-4327

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John Doe, 53, Anywhere, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2009. Funeral services were held on Friday, April 3, 2009.
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