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Bessie Leona Fisher Bowers
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1912
Wythe County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1997
Marion
Smyth County
Virginia, USA

Bessie Fisher Bowers, age 84, of Rural Retreat, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1997 in the Francis Marion Manor. She was born in Wythe County on Nov. 6, 1912, the daughter of the late Ellis and Mackie Sutherland Fisher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quincy E. Bowers, and a brother, Dale Fisher.
She is survived by one son, Rodney Bowers, Rural Retreat; one sister, Maxine Humphreys of Rural Retreat; three brothers, Shaylor Fisher of Monterey, Tenn., Dr. James Fisher of Knoxville, Tenn., and Arleigh Steele Fisher of Wytheville; an aunt, Thelma Fisher Phillippi of Rural Retreat; a friend and caregiver, Dr. John W. Boettzer, Washington D.C.
Funeral services will be held today, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Patricia-Dover-Edwards and the Rev. Robert E. Billingsley officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family requests that those who prefer may make memorials to the Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery Endowment Fund.
Lindsey Funeral Home in Rural Retreat is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ellis Marvin Fisher (1884 - 1953)
  Lula McTeer Sutherland Fisher (1888 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Quincey E. Bowers (1911 - 1992)
 
 Siblings:
  William Dale Fisher (1909 - 1992)*
  Bessie Leona Fisher Bowers (1912 - 1997)
  Shaylor W. Fisher (1916 - 2006)*
  Everett James Fisher (1920 - 2008)*
  Arleigh Steele Fisher (1923 - 2011)*
  Maxine Fisher Humphrey (1930 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery
Rural Retreat
Wythe County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Sue Hale Sheppard
Record added: Oct 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79399155
Bessie Leona <i>Fisher</i> Bowers
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Bessie Leona <i>Fisher</i> Bowers
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