Evelyn Marlene Bowers

Evelyn Marlene Bowers, 82, of Toms Brook, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Consulate Health Care in Woodstock.  Services will be private.

Mrs. Bowers was born October 10, 1933 In Shenandoah County, daughter of the late Homer Drummonds Sr.   and Lula Click Drummonds.  She formerly worked at Strasburg Manufacturing, Woodstock Manufacturing, Edinburg Aileen and retired from Strasburg Aileen.  She was a member of Christian Newcomer United Methodist Church in Toms Brook.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Millard L. Ritenour; daughter, Diane Atchison; son, Marvin (Charlie) Ritenour and siblings, Richard Drummonds, Maxine Crabill, Bessie Trump, Mae Drummonds, Roy Drummonds and Homer Drummonds Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest (P’nut) Bowers Jr.; son, Millard (Luke) Ritenour and wife Linda of Mt. Jackson; two daughters, Kathy Miller of Woodstock and Darlene Ritenour and husband Bill Hartman of Roanoke; siblings, Charles (John) Drummonds of Interlachen, Fl., Earl Drummonds and wife Janet of Strasburg, Dale (Bill) Drummonds and wife Jane of Stephen City, Dolly Golliday and husband Richard of Maurertown, Joy Williams and husband Earl of Lebanon Church, Judy Kowalski of Rosella Park, NJ., Polly Rush and husband Randy of Maurertown and Tiny Higgins and husband Dave of Fishers Hill; and a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Christian Newcomer Church.

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2 Condolences to Evelyn Marlene Bowers

  1. Madoline Barreau Orndorff Madigan says:

    Your mom and I rode to work together for many years at Strasburg Aileen and were good friends. Diane babysat for my daughter, Amanda. We shared so many laughs and good times. My heartfelt condolences go out to all of you. Evelyn was a good, funny, fun to be with person.

  2. Anonymous says:

    your family has our deepest sympathy may GOD give you comfort and bless you all Mildred Minton