Mary “Mers” Bowers, 76, of Hixson, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. A native of Seneca, South Carolina, she lived in Bettendorf, Iowa before moving to the Hixson area. While in Iowa she was a teacher’s assistant in Davenport and later in Chattanooga at Spring Creek Elementary for 13 years. She was a member of Mile Straight Baptist Church. Mary loved gardening, hiking/walking and playing golf. She enjoyed table games and spending time with family and “grand-dogs”. She had a servant’s heart and loved helping others. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, George and Lula Belle Mills; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Margaret Bowers and nephew, Jeff.
Survivors are her husband of 56 years, Ron Bowers; children, Trevor Bowers and Ceceli Sanders; grandchildren, Courtney Sanders, Ryan Sanders and Allie Sanders; siblings, Janet Quarles (Bill), Carol Mobley, Juana Kobielush (Don), Robert Mills and Ruth Robertson; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Services will be on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Mile Straight Baptist Church with Dr. Tommy Goss officiating. Burial will follow privately with family. Visitation is Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s name can be made to a charity of your choice.
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Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379.
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