7/21/21 Obits

Dorothy Ables, 81, Hamilton, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at her residence.

 

The funeral service was held on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Unity Cemetery.
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Terri Lynn Avery, 60, Hamilton, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at her residence.
The funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel.
Hamilton Funeral Home • Hamilton, Ala.

Debra Emerson, 66, Hamilton, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Miss.
The funeral service was held on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Memorial Gardens.
Hamilton Funeral Home • Hamilton, Ala.

Mr. Larry Wayne Humbracht, 76, Winfield, formerly of Bartlett, Ill., passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his residence.

Humbracht
Larry Humbracht


Mr. Humbracht was born on April 24, 1945, in Elgin, Ill., to Louis and Gladys Humbracht.  
He was a member of Emanuel Church of Christ in Bartlett, Ill., and a 1963 graduate of Elgin High School in Elgin, Ill. He was a volunteer firemen for the Bartlett Fire Department and a truck driver for many years until opening his own restaurant/bar named “Bracht’s Place” in Bartlett, Ill. He enjoyed restoring antiques cars, tractors, farming and traveling.
He is survived by his wife - Barbara Humbracht; children - Jimmy (Brenda) Humbracht, Becky (Bucky) Frye and Jennifer (Jeff) Rutkowski; step-son - Ricky (Vera) Dodd; grandchildren - Stefan (Kaleena) Rutkowski, Adam and Owen Frye and Ben and Sam Humbracht; step-grandchildren - Kim (Josh) Whitehead, Dana (Brian) Brubaker and Melissa (Logan) Dupuis; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother - Lyndon Humbracht; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents - Louis and Gladys Schick Humbracht.  
A memorial service for Mr. Humbracht was held on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.  
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Winfield City Fire Department in Mr. Humbracht’s memory.  
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, Ala.  35594 (205) 487-4327

James Junior Killingsworth, 90, Hamilton, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Hamilton.
A graveside service was held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Bethlehem Cemetery.
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Bob Mullins, 91, Guin, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021, in the Princeton Medical Center in Birmingham.

Mullins
Bob Mullins


He was born on April 3, 1930, in Guin.
He is the son of the late Bonnie Frank and Ida Wood Mullins.  He lived in Guin all of his life. First and foremost, Mr. Mullins was a Christian and served the Lord and his church, Guin First Baptist Church, his entire life.  
He was also a  member of the Guin Fire Department, served on the Guin City Council and at the time of his death was a member of the Guin Industrial Board. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served in the U.S. Army attached to the 1st Marine Division.
He was the first person to be hired by the 3M Company in Guin. He helped to build the original plant in Guin. His son, Andy, was the first 3M baby born in 1955.  
He is survived by his wife - Bobbie Ann Mullins; son - Robert Andy Mullins, Jr.; two daughters - Janet Ruth Mullins Flippo and Deloris Jean Mullins Mayo; two grandsons - Ben Flippo and Eric Mayo; two  granddaughters - Beth Anne Flippo Coan and Sherie Hooks; and six great-grandsons who lovingly named him “Daddy Bob.”
He was preceded in death by his parents - Bonnie Frank and Ida Wood Mullins; a sister - Sara Mullins Pennington; and his first wife and mother of his children - Doris Jean May Mullins.
The funeral service was held on Monday, July 12, 2021, from the Guin First Baptist Church with burial following in the West Alabama Memorial Gardens.  
Bro. Scott Stokes and Bro. Kenny Hatcher were the officiating ministers.
Memorial Funeral Home of Guin directed the services.
Memorial Funeral Home
7195 US-43 • Guin, Ala.  35563
(205) 468-3323

Brother Billy Ray Sullins, 66, Winfield, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, in the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham.

Sullins
Billy Sullins


He was born on Jan. 9, 1955, in Hamilton to Causton and Helen Sullins. He was a 1973 graduate of Hamilton High School and pastor along with his wife Sissy at The Oasis Church in Winfield. He loved the Lord and had dedicated his life to Him, spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. He was a talented carpenter and fisherman. He loved building handcrafted and vintage birdhouses and was known by many as “The Birdhouse Man.”
He is survived by his wife of 42 years - Sissy Sullins; children - Ben (Carrie) Sullins and Shondra Podmore; grandchildren, Chris, Karley, Kenzey, Brooklyn and Kennady; god-granddaughter - Halle; brothers - Buddy (Linda) Sullins and Stevie (Kathy) Sullins; mother-in-law - Shirley Whitehead; sisters-in-law - Gina (Bryon) Lynn and Debbie Whitehead; brothers-in-law - Larry (Gloria) Armstrong and John (Wanda) Davis; godchildren - Darin and Cynthia Pate; a very special friend that he loved like a brother - Dr. Timothy Murray; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, his church family and close special friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents - Causton and Helene Morris Sullins; a brother - Jimmy Sullins; sister - Sue Armstrong, sister-in-law - Opel Sullins; brother-in-law - Rex Whitehead; and fathers-in-law - Jo Davis and Rusty Whitehead.
The funeral service for Mr. Sullins was held on Thursday, July 15, 2021, from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.  
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Colon Cancer Coalition, 5666 Lincoln Dr., #270, Edina, Minn. 55436, 952-378-1237 or Conquer Cancer with a Donation www.conquer.org/donate in Mr. Sullin’s memory.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed the services.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253 • Winfield, Ala.  35594 (205) 487-4327

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