Grace Bowling Fowler
July 30, 2007
Funeral for Grace Bowling Fowler, 84, formerly of the Florette community, will be Thursday (today), Aug. 2 , at 4 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Eldridge Criscoe and Cliff Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Blue Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Fowler died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Donalson Care Center in Fayetteville, Tenn. She was born August 14, 1922, in Morgan County to Luther Walter Bowling and Ella Lee Lawrence Bowling. She taught school for many years in the Morgan County School System from which she retired. She enjoyed attending church, teaching children, writing books, cultivating flowers and doing genealogy research. She was a gentle and loving grandmother and was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Willard J. Fowler and two brothers, Walter Carl Bowling and Glenn Lawrence Bowling. She is survived by three daughters, Jean Fowler Pittenger and husband Robert of Taft, Tenn., Brenda Fowler Bowers and husband James of Valhermoso Springs and Teresa Fowler White and husband Jimmy of Danville; a brother, Marvin B. Bowling and wife Mary of Somerville; four sisters, Carrie Garrison and Lutherene Greenhaw and husband Glen, all of Union Grove, Cora Lee Fowler of Somerville and Bessie Junkins of Guntersville; two grandsons, Brian F. Abbott and wife Tammy of Valhermoso Springs and Jeremy P. White and wife Miranda of Gulfport, Miss.; two great-grandsons, Justin White and Jace White; four great-granddaughters, Kelsey Abbott, Emily Abbott, Susan Abbott, and Cheyenne Fluharty; seven stepgrandchildren, Timmy White and wife Melody, Kimberly White, Ricky Pittenger and wife Mary, Larry Pittenger and wife Lucy, Jeff Pittenger and wife Linda, Jimmy Pittenger and wife Jodie and Jerry Pittenger and wife Shawn; 14 great-stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers will be Paul Fowler, Carlton Bowling, Harold Smallwood, Jimmy Scott, Philip Gurley and Verlie Benefield.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joel Gurley, W. C. Maze and James T. Gurley.
The family requests that memorials be made to Blue Springs Cemetery Fund, c/o Inez Jarrett, 155 Blue Springs Road, Somerville, AL 35670 or Park City Baptist Church Building Fund, 2809 Huntsville Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.