Ms. Verta Dellaree Box, 96, of Winfield, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023 in the Sunset Manor Nursing Facility in Guin. Ms. Box was born July 23, 1926 in Eldridge, Ala., to Lester and Lula Bell Hamilton Box. Verta lived her whole life in Eldridge and was a longtime
member of Popular Springs Primitive Baptist Church. Ms. Box never had children of her own; she was always considered a second mother to all of her extended family. Ms. Box spent much of her life as a seamstress. She enjoyed making quilts for her family and the public. Ms. Box is survived by her brothers, C.W. Box of Winfield and Clyde Box and his wife Linda of Moody, a sister-in-law, Beulah Dean Box of Northport and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members. Ms. Box was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Cleatus, Cleburn and Clovis Box; sisters, Verla Wright, Verna McDonald and Vaudene Miles; sisters-in- law, Kate Box, Betsy Box and Cat Box; and broth- ers-in-law, Aaron Wright, J.C. McDonald and J.L. Miles. The Funeral services for Ms. Box were held on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Old Brand Cemetery near Eldridge.
Bowen Funeral Home 981 State Highway 253 Winfield, Ala. 35594
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