|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1891|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 1973|
Obituary for Mrs. Bessie Bower from the Joplin Globe in Joplin, MO.
Mrs. Bessie Bower, 82, Sapulpa, Okla., formerly of Joplin, died at 1 a.m. Saturday in the Bartlett Hospital at Sapulpa following a short illness.
Mrs. Bower was born March 13, 1891, in Joplin and had lived in Sapulpa several years. She was a member of the Sapulpa First Baptist Church. Her husband, Elmer G. Bower, died in 1966.
Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Nina Worthington and Mrs. Cathy (Cassie) Herring, both of Joplin, and Mrs. Lola Miner, Boron, Calif., and a brother, Lloyd Graham, of the State of Oregon.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Smith Funeral Home at Sapulpa.
The Rev. Gary Cook will officiate. Burial will be in the Bixby Cemetery.
Also in Bixby Cemetery is Bessie Graham Bower's brother, Joseph F. (Franklin) Graham (with wife, Emma; her nephew, Mathew Holland Graham; her neice, Juanita Graham Kemple.
Elmer G Bower (1880 - 1966)*
Elmer G. Bower; June 20, 1880 (b) Apr 11, 1966 (d)
Married: Nov. 23, 1921
Bessie P. Bower; March 13, 1891 (b) Nov. 3, 1973 (d)
Note: Headstone lettering is very "light" and hard to read unless up close to stone.
Plot: Blick 5, Lot 145, Space 6
Created by: Donna Carson
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
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