|Death: ||May 7, 2008|
Joy Yvonne Staley Bower, originally of Jasper County, went to be with the Father on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Funeral services celebrating Mrs. Bower's life were held May 12 at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Olney with Rev. Sue Bailey officiating. Burial was in Chapel Cemetery in rural Newton. Crain Funeral Home in Newton was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bower was born in Jasper County, the daughter of Bernard and Mary Tabb Staley. She married Eugene Bower on September 9, 1962, at Grace United Methodist Church in Newton. He survives.
She was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church, Olney Garden Club and Jasper County Writers Guild.
Mrs. Bower is survived by her husband; three children, Kathi Peterson and her husband, John, of San Diego, Calif., Sandi Prince and her husband, Russ, of Redding, Conn., and Jason Bower and his wife, Debbie, of Newton; three grandsons, Zachary Peterson, Jerry Prince and Ian Bower; brother, Bernard Staley Jr., of Wentzville, Mo.; and sisters, Judith Staley, of Newton, and Konnie Hoff, of Redding, Conn.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
In loving memory of Mrs. Bower, memorials may be made to the general fund of Immanuel United Methodist Church, 700 N. East St. in Olney.
Bernard L Staley (1917 - 1999)
Mary K Tabb Staley (1917 - 1970)
Everett Eugene Bower (1937 - 2015)*
Christian Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: May 14, 2008
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