|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1930|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2008|
Mariella Boyden Bowles, 78, passed away Saturday, Novem-ber 15, 2008, at Kings Daugh-ters Nursing and Rehabilita-tion Center.
Born April 8, 1930, in Syra-cuse, New York, she was a daughter of the late Robert A. and Florence Beebe Boyden.
She was a homemaker and a member of Main Street United Methodist Church of Waynes-boro.
She was a founding member of the Waynesboro YMCA, a swimming instructor for the American Red Cross, a cost-ume designer and a board member of the Waynesboro Players, an Avon represent-ative for many years, an active member of the United Method-ist Women, volunteered with the Augusta County Library and an avid seamstress and craft maker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry J. Bowles, in 1985.
Survivors include her six children, Debra Hausrath and her husband, David, of Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, Robert A. Bowles of Asheville, North Carolina, Jeffrey T. Bowles and his wife, Liz, of Fincastle, Virginia, Scott B. Bowles and his wife, Liz, of Waynesboro, Christopher K. Bowles and Ellen Wade of Waynesboro, Virginia, Andrea B. Terry and her husband, Shannon, of Waynesboro, Virginia; two sisters, Molly B. Oliver and her husband, Jerry, of Maryland, Barbara B. Wetherbee and her husband, Winslow, of Akron, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Nathaniel, Zachary and Lucas Hausrath, Brad and Whitney Bowles, Ryan and Evan Bowles, Adam and Grace Terry.
She also leaves a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many special friends.
Following cremation, a memo-rial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, November 21, 2008, at Main Street United Methodist Church with the Reverend Janet Knott offici-ating. A private family burial will follow in Augusta Memo-rial Park.
The Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes and Crematory is entrusted with arrangements.
Published in the Waynesboro News Virginian on 11/18/2008
Harry John Bowles (1927 - 1985)*
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Record added: Nov 18, 2008
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