|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1913|
Las Animas County
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 2011|
Blanche Schuyler Bowers
Birth date: December 18, 1913
Death date: August 22, 2011
Mrs. Blanche Schuyler Bowers, 97 of Patterson, passed away Monday morning (August 22, 2011) at Baptist Village Nursing Home.
Born in Trinidad, Colorado on December 18, 1913, she had lived in Chicago and Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota for many years before moving to Pierce County in the ‘70's. Mrs. Bowers was a retired school teacher but had also been a piano teacher and in her later life a homemaker. Her love of music led her, along with her late husband, E. Keith Bowers, to sing with the Chicago Symphonic Band in the ‘40's. Mrs. Bowers had also been an organist and choir director and loved to read. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
In addition to her late husband, Mrs. Bowers was also preceded in death by her parents, John & Margaret Baine Schuyler; a son, Kenneth Bowers; her sister, Bertha Davis; and all six of her brothers, Hoyt Schuyler, Charles Schuyler, J. B. Schuyler, Theodore Schuyler, Allyn Schuyler and George Schuyler.
Survivors include a son, Kriss & Maureen Bowers of Patterson; 9 grandchildren, Jeffrey Bowers, Peter Bowers, Kevin Bowers, Debroah Angerman, Kristin Bowers, Penny Lane, Tamee Livingston, Lorie Jansen and Kriss Bowers; several great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews & other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.
Visitation for Mrs. Bowers will be held Friday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
A memorial service for Mrs. Bowers will be held at 3:00 o'clock Saturday afternoon (August 27, 2011) from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street | Blackshear, GA 31516
Phone: (912) 449-6626
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Aug 22, 2011
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