Lois Ella Bowers

Matthew GorrySports Writer

October 19, 2012

Lois Ella Bowers, age 94 of Elkin, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Mrs. Bowers was born in Wilkes County on October 29, 1917 to the late Edgar Bowers and Chollie Carter Tucker. She was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Glenn Bowers; grandchild, Bobby Bowers; and brother, Russell Tucker.

Mrs. Bowers is survived by her children, Fred Bowers & wife Geraldine of Timberlake, NC, Nora Carter & husband T.D. Carter of Elkin, Robert Bowers & wife Mary of Roaring River, Ruth VanHoy & husband Luther of Hamptonville; brother, Dennis Tucker; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 5 great great-granchildren; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 3:00 p.m., Friday, October 19, 2012 at Cool Springs Baptist Church with Rev. David Key and Rev. Danny Dodds officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 1:00 – 2:45p.m. prior to the service at Cool Springs Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Cool Springs Baptist Church 1467 Cool Springs Church Rd, Elkin, NC 28621.

Online condolences may be made at www.johnson-funeral.com

Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Bowers.