Obituaries 4/14/21

• Cannon, Doyle Lee • Carroll, Billy Joe • Frye, Willard L. • Humber, John Luie • Jenkins, Jerry Lamar • Marcum, Kathleen Dozier • May, Randall Gene • McCray, Julia •Rawls, Evelyn Sue • Russell, Charles Edward • Shirley, Roger Glenn • Vann, Shirley Faye

Doyle Lee Cannon, 73, Hamilton, formerly of Beaverton, passed away at Sanctuary Hospice House, Tupelo, Miss., on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. He was born on July 28, 1947, in Beaverton to the late Coy Cannon and Lodema Seals Cannon. He was a 1966 graduate of Marion County High School. He served in the U.S. Navy, during the Vietnam War. He previously worked as a truck driver. He was a member of the Beaverton Baptist Church, The Masonic Lodge and The Elk Lodge. His enjoyed riding motorcycles and camping. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Mr. Cannon is survived by his wife - Marian Cannon, Hamilton; mother - Lodema Cannon Hughes, Beaverton; son - Daryle (Teresa) Cannon, Winfield; sisters - Carylon Cloude, Tulsa, Okla., and Joyce (Kerry) White, Beaverton; grandchildren - Adrianna (Matthew) Byars, Brianna Cannon, Morga (Davey) Leeth and Loren Blair. He is preceded in death by his father - Coy Cannon. The funeral service was held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from the Otts Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Olive Hill Cemetery. Bro. Jeremy Sorrells was the officiating minister. Pallbearers were Mike Cannon, Mark Cannon, Brett Mann, Tyler Mann, Trey Mann, Tim Parsons, Craig Easter and Eddie Lyle. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to: the Eldridge Children's Home, P.O. Box 8, Eldridge, AL 35554 or to the Sanctuary Hospice House P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803. Condolences and special memories may be shared with the family at: www.ottsfuneralhome.net Otts Funeral Home in Sulligent directed the services. Otts Funeral Home 4255 Hwy. 278 West Sulligent, Alabama 35586 (205) 698-8668

Billy Joe Carroll, 69, Hamilton, passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Hamilton. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel.

Willard L. Frye, 82, Hamilton, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo, Miss. He was born in Alabama on Sunday, February 26, 1939, to Ellie Lee Frye and Mary White Frye. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 47 years - Janet McCarley Frye; children - Roman Frye and Brandi Frye (Orie) Hamilton; daughter-in-law - Patsy Frye; grandchildren - Ryan (Sam) Frye, Amber (Sam) Shea, Courtney (Jordan) Baccus, Anna and Abigail Hamilton; six great-grandchildren; brother - Billy Wayne (Carolyn) Frye; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his son - Chuck Tice; parents - Ellie Lee and Mary Frye; and brother - Pete Frye. The funeral service was held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Marion County Funeral Home with burial following at the Hamilton City Cemetery. Pastor John Holiday was the officiating minister. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Sanctuary Hospice, 5159 West Main Street, Tupelo, Miss., 38801-0200. Marion County Funeral Home directed the services. Marion County Funeral Home 3325 Bexar Avenue East • Hamilton, Ala. 35570 (205) 921-5777

Mr. John Luie Humber, 81, Twin community, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at his residence. He was a member of the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, a United States Army Veteran and retired from UPS. He was a lifelong farmer, a man who could fix anything and he loved a good drag race. He was a member of the Twin Volunteer Fire Department and was always ready when called. He and Frankie Jean were a driving force in the creation of Twin Park, they spent countless hours seeing it created and could usually be found working there. He found fulfillment watching families, especially children, playing and enjoying time spent at the park. He always had a heart for helping children. Mr. Humber was an active member of the Shriners, he devoted countless hours transporting children and their families to and from the Shriner’s Hospital. One of his greatest joys was making children happy and see them smile. He is survived by his wife of 63 years - Frankie Jean Humber; his daughter - Alicia (Erik) Bratton; his grandchildren - Alexa Bozeman, Molly Mullins, John Owen Bratton and Tate Bloodworth Owen; sisters - Charlene (Ray) Baccus, Lurene Corkren and Ilene Hays; brother-in-law - Charles (Janet) Conner; sisters-in-law - Lynn (Nicky) Whitehead, Ida (Milton) Rhudy and Sheila Taylor; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents - John Pearson Humber and Audrey Mae Hendrix Humber; a brother - Melvin Humber; mother and father-in-law - Ollie Lee and Lawrence Conner; and a special brother-in-law - Larry Gene “Sam” Taylor. The funeral service for Mr. Humber was held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from the Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church in Twin with burial following in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to: the Shriner’s Hospital for Children at P.O. Box 863765 Orlando, Florida 32886, or at donate.lovetotherescue.org in memory of Mr. Humber. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services. Bowen Funeral Home 981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, Ala. 35594 (205) 487-4327

Mr. Jerry Lamar Jenkins, 77, passed away on Monday April 5, 2021, at his residence. He was a member of the Winfield Church of God and a 1961 graduate of Winfield City High School. Mr. Jenkins was employed at with Berry Mines for over 34 years of service. He was a Christian and a family man with a generous giving heart. He had a SLY sense of humor and enjoyed a good practical joke. He was a fun loving, outgoing, kindhearted man that loved spending time with his family, church family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 58 years - Genny Stanford Jenkins; his son - Terence (Kris) Jenkins, Castle Rock, Wash; daughters - Marla Jenkins, Huntsville, Niki Jenkins, Winfield; his grandchildren - Alex Jenkins, Micah Jenkins, Eli Jenkins, Anna Kathryn Tyner and Ian Kennedy; a brother - Ronnie (Regina) Jenkins, Winfield; sisters - Patsy (Kenneth) Lolley, Hamilton, Kathy Harris, Winfield, Angie (Fred) Jones, Gu-Win; and a host of nieces, nephews, church family, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents - Henry and Hildred Norris Jenkins. The funeral service for Mr. Jenkins was held on Friday, April 9, 2021, from the Winfield Church of God with burial following in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Bro. Deric Rea was the officiating minister. Alex Jenkins, Eli Jenkins, Ian Kennedy, Mike Jenkins, Ron Jenkins, Nicholas Lolley, Chad Harris, Freddie Jones, Casey Harris, Ethan Watson, Jerry Porter, Burnice Creech, Packy Butler and David Martin served as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: Winfield Church of God 1571 Bankhead Hwy, Winfield, AL, 35594, or via PayPal - paypal.me.WinfieldChurchofGod, or to, Hospice of Northwest Alabama, P.O. Box 1216, Winfield, AL 35594, in memory of Jerry. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services. Bowen Funeral Home 981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, Ala. 35594 (205) 487-4327

Mrs. Kathleen Dozier Marcum, 90, Glen Allen, passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at her residence. She was a member of the Berea Church of Christ and a 1948 graduate of Hubbertville High School. Mrs. Marcum is survived by her sons - Garry Michael Marcum, Glen Allen, and Jon L. (Susan) Marcum, Lindenwood, Il.; grandchildren - Melissa Marcum, Colo., Christina (Brett) Polhill, Ill., Richard Marcum, Ga., Bethanie (Joshua) McCullough, Ill., Bradley Welding, Ill., Paul Marcum, Fla. and Tommy (Morgan) Marcum Ill.; great-grandchildren - Katelynn Hurst, Kelcie McCullough, Brooklyn Socha, Jonithan McCullough, Makenzie Peterson, Marley Marcum and Wesley Marcum; a sister - Martha (Larry) Mann, Gardendale; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband - Odus Rayburn Marcum; parents - Johnnie Dozier and Flora Tucker Dozier; sons - Steve Wesley Marcum, Tommy Rayburn Marcum and Joe Stewart; sisters - Dellaree Hester, Johnny Marie Shelnut and Joan Porter; and her brother - Tim Dozier. The funeral service for Mrs. Marcum was held on Saturday, April 10, 2021, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Hubbertville Church of Christ Cemetery. Jeff Rutledge was the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services. Bowen Funeral Home 981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, Ala. 35594 (205) 487-4327

Randall Gene May, 62, Detroit, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his residence. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel. 

Julia McCray, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 29, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents - Authur and Mildred Cayson; brothers - Denver and Johnny Cayson; and sister - Janice Smith. She is survived by her three children - Jeff McCray, Ricky McCray and Kevin McCray; two sisters - Joyce (Bob) Smith and Faye Pratt; one brother - Jim (Jenny) Cayson; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Hamilton. Hamilton Funeral Home 161 Falcon Cir. • Hamilton, Ala. 35570 (205) 921-3197

Mrs. Evelyn Sue Rawls, 81, Center Point, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021, in the Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham. She was a member of the Deerfoot Church of Christ and a 1958 graduate of Winfield City High School. Mrs. Rawls is survived by her sons - Michael (Sharon) Rawls, Jacksonville, Fla., and David Rawls, Center Point; her grandsons - Garrick Rawls, Melbourne, Australia, and Dane (Loan) Rawls, Jacksonville, Fla.; two great-granddaughters - Ailey and Cady Rawls; sisters - Betty (Bobby) Trull, Merritt Island, Fla., Sandra Singer, Pinson; a brother - Gary (Anna Lou) Burks, North Port; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years - Dale Rawls; her parents - Clyde and Carrie Burks; step-mother - Lucille Burks; brother-in-law - George Singer, Jr.; and a nephew - Mark Trull. A graveside service for Mrs. Rawls was held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from the Brock Family Cemetery. Charlie Rawls was the officiating minister. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services. Bowen Funeral Home 981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, Ala. 35594 (205) 487-4327

Charles Edward Russell, 71, Detroit, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Marion Regional Nursing Home. A celebration of life was held on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Liberty Grove Church in Tremont, Miss.

Mr. Roger Glenn Shirley, 65, Las Vegas, Nev., formely of Brilliant, passed away on March 24, 2021, in Las Vegas. The funeral service was held on Friday, April 9, 2021 with burial following in the Palm Eastern Cemetery in Las Vegas, Nev.

Shirley Faye Vann, 77, Hamilton, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, at Northwest Medical Center in Florence. She was born in Alabama on Tuesday, March 28, 1944, to William Mitchell and Nellie Mae Anglin Mitchell. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband - Lyndon Vann; children - Trennis (Tena) Bowling, Karen (Ernie) Galbreath, Lila (Bryan) Wates, Dennis (Brandy) Bowling; step-children - Betty (Norman) Carter, Marty Vann and Mark Vann; grandchildren - Jennifer Saraco, Savannah Bowling, Lauren (Ethan) Palmer; great-grandchildren - Braedon Bowling, Carson Palmer, Cohen Palmer and Preston Saraco; and a host of step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents - William and Nellie Mitchell; sister - Nola Nix; brother - James Elvis Mitchell; and grandsons - Brandon Bowling and Levi Bowling. The funeral service was held on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at the Marion County Funeral Home with burial following at Palmer Cemetery. Bro. Todd Clippard and Bro. Jason Taylor were the officiating ministers. Marion County Funeral Home directed the services. Marion County Funeral Home 3325 Bexar Avenue East • Hamilton, Ala. 35570 (205) 921-5777

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