Emily Louise Bowers, 93, of Woodstock, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Greenfield of Woodstock. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock. Pastor Brian Duncan will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock.
Mrs. Bowers was born July 26, 1921 in Edinburg, daughter of the late Roy O. Bowman and Margaret Eleanora Foltz Bowman. She was a graduate of Triplett High School and member of Columbia Furnace United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cooper Bowers.
She is survived by four sons, S. Roger Bowers of New Braunfels, TX, Jerry L. Bowers of Brookneal, VA, C. Wayne Bowers of Laurinburg, NC and Dennis D. Bowers of Warrenton, VA; one daughter, Nancy Louise Burner of Woodstock, VA; two sisters, Beverley B. Bowman of Woodstock, VA and Betty J. Phillips of Mt. Jackson, VA; one brother, Richard W. Bowman of Edinburg, VA; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lowell Coffelt, Zane Foltz, Danny Dellinger, John Whetzel, Doug Pence and Eric Lewis.
The family will receive friends from 12-2 on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Columbia Furnace United Methodist Church, C/O Teddy Mumaw, 375 Foltz Rd., Edinburg, VA 22824 or Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.