Mr. John Cantrell Birmingham, 86, of Guin, Ala. passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2023, at his residence. Mr. Birmingham was born on Aug. 19, 1936, in Plantersville, Miss. to Maburn and Myra Birmingham. He was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church. John was a 1954 graduate of Winfield City High School; he later served his country in the United States Army. He spent much of his life employed as a Commercial Contractor. John was well known in this area for playing Santa Claus, which he enjoyed doing for over 25 years. In his spare time, John enjoyed many hobbies, some of which were fishing, reading, doing crossword puzzles, carpentry work, and telling stories.
Mr. Birmingham is survived by his wife of 61 years, Martha Birmingham; sons, John D. Birmingham and Jaime Birmingham (Jennifer); daughter, Jennifer Birmingham; grandchildren, Jonathon Birmingham, Jared Moore, Jordan Moore, Joshua Nash, Jacob Nash (Kaylynn), Major Birmingham, and Addie Birmingham; sister, Louise Birmingham Stewart; sister-in-law, Linda Birmingham; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Birmingham was preceded in death by his daughter, Joy Anne Moore, and brothers, Reverend Ed Birmingham and Danny Joe Birmingham.
Funeral services for Mr. Birmingham were held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.
Bowen Funeral Home served the Birmingham family.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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