|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1942|
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 2009|
BOWERS, APRIL CAROLE GARDNER age 67 of Knoxville, daughter of the late Dr. Milo and Mae Ryan Gardner of LaFollette, TN, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009. She was a faithful and dedicated member of Laurel Church of Christ where she taught Sunday School continuously for over 40 years.
April retired as an Administrative Assistant with H.E.A.R. Service.
She is survived by her loving family; husband, Kenneth Bowers; daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Tod Bell of Chapel Hill, TN; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce Carson, Jr. and Penny Carson, Ryan Carson all of Daytona Beach, FL; step children, Judy Patterson of Halls, Jan Paynter and husband, Fred of Sevierville, Danny Bowers and wife, Charlotte of Oak Ridge; and David Bowers and wife, Andrea of Powell; 16 grandchildren, Hudson, Madeline, Faith, Caroline, Molly and Noah Bell, April Carson, Jennifer Potter, Joey and Miriam Paynter, Daniel, Christina, and Andy Bowers, Chris Boyd, Danielle McNeil and Michelle Warner; 2 great grandchildren, Aamariah Crow and Caiden Warner; brothers, Jack Gardner and wife, Monica, Tom Gardner, Curt Gardner and wife, Peggy, Dave Gardner and wife Barbara, Jim Gardner and wife, Becky; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 5-7:00 P.M. Thursday at Laurel Church of Christ followed by a 7:00 P.M. funeral service with Jim Gardner officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for a 11:00 A.M. interment service.
Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com
Published in The Knoxville News Sentinel, April 28, 2009
Kenneth Reed Bowers (1932 - 2012)*
Oak Ridge Memorial Park
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Dec 08, 2009
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