Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Edith A. Bowers (January 18, 2010)

Edith A. Bowers, 95, of Greenville, passed away Monday, January 18, 2010 at Rest Haven. Edith was born in Preble County on May 3, 1914, daughter of the late Lawrence and Teressa (Lyons) Bowers.

Edith graduated from New Madison High School in 1933. She worked for General Motors for 38 years. After retiring, Edith did some traveling with her family and enjoyed every minute of it. She loved flowers, gardening and bird watching, shopping at Elder Beerman and trips to Dayton. Edith enjoyed cooking and family dinners, spending time with children and getting together at Christmastime.

In addition to her parents and stepmother, Lissie Bowers, Edith is preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Robert and Harold Bowers and two sisters, Judy Klopfer and Carol Sue Bowers.

She is survived by three brothers, Marvin (Doris) Bowers, Joe Bowers, and Donald (Mary) Bowers; and three sisters, Doris Longenecker, Jean (Gene) Knox, and Ruth (Von) Spitzer.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2010 from 4 - 6 PM at Storch Braund Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 10:30 AM also at the funeral home with Rev. Raymond Longenecker and Rev. Rick Gutheil being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in Springlawn Cemetery in New Paris.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.storchbraundfuneralhome.com. Services are entrusted to Storch Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.