Funeral service for Dorothy (Warden) Bowers was June 22, 2021 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Pastors David Gidcumb and Noah Schlag officiating. Special letter from Grandson Ricky was shared.
Special music was provided by Steve Connors.
Interment was in the Warden Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Cliff Brown, Jim Halbrook, Dwayne Land, Rodney Land, Scott Land and Jerry Bluhm. Honorary pallbearers were Ervin Halbrook and Aaron Steelman.
Mrs. Bowers was born October 19, 1918 in Dent County to William and Ferdona (Gamblin) Warden. She married Cecil Bowers September 26, 1938. They were the parents of one son. Mrs. Bowers died June 17, 2021 in Salem at the age of 102 years.
Survivors include her son, Bill Bowers and wife, Sandy, Salem; grandson, Rick Johns and wife, Jackie, Bend, Oregon; nephews and nieces, Joe, Andy, Susan, Cathy and Evelyn; and special niece, Darleen; and a host of friends.
Preceding her in death were her husband; parents; grandson, Stanley Johns; siblings, Howard Warden and wife, Viola; and Violet Warden Bowers and husband, Leroy; nieces, Francine Moldt and Sonja Sue Bowers Ginn; and nephew, Jim Bowers.