Lizzie Jane BowenDuffield, VA | February 18, 2012
Lizzie Bowen, Duffield, VA
Lizzie Jane Bowen, 76, of Duffield, VA heard the angels sing and was carried home to be with her Lord, on Saturday February 18, 2012. She was born in Scott County on June 27, 1935 to George and Lula Stanley.
Liz was a special lady, loving and beloved wife of 57 years, mother, "Granny," friend, and neighbor. She will be dearly missed. She enjoyed working outside in her flowers and in the garden. She also loved to quilt.
She was preceded in death by her parents George "Barlow" and Lula Laney Stanley. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Edna Stanley and Nannie Austin, and her brother Johnny Stanley.
Left to cherish her memories are her loving husband of 57 years, Jarl Bowen of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Carolyn Bowen of Duffield, VA; and Jerry and Shirley Bowen of Wise, VA; grandchildren, Chuck and Ashley Bowen Young, Jared Bowen, and Jill Bowen; step grandchild, Sarah Beverly; special great grandson, Avery Young; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Henry "Ribble" and Audrey Bowen; brothers and sister-in-law, Willie "Bill" Stanley, and Jim and Cecile Stanley; and special niece, Vickie Bowen. She is also survived by many step brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 — 7 p.m., Monday, February 20, 2012 at the Gate City Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Reverend Terry Rhoton and Brother Gorman McMurray officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Hall Cemetery, Stanleytown Community. Jared Bowen, Chuck Young, Scott Bowen, Ron Austin, Billy Stanley, Bill Austin will serve as pallbearers. Junior Jennings, Jackie Austin, Johnny Kerns, Bud Stanley, Farrell Stanley, Benny Stanley, Tommy Stanley, Paul Stanley, Ronnie Butler will serve as honorary pallbearers. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. to go in procession the cemetery.
An on line guest registry is available for the Bowen family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.
Gate City Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lizzie Bowen.
CondolencesOur thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Liz was a wonderful person who was loved by all and will never be forgotten.
Posted by: Lora (Gillenwater) LaRue & Zachary, February 21, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss. Liz was a great woman and one of my idols. She will never be forgotten, my love to u all
Posted by: Matthew Smith, February 21, 2012
I will always miss Liz. I am so sorry I didn't get to say goodbye. Liz was a good friend. I will miss her so much. My heart goes out to Jarl, Gary and Carolyn, Jerry and Shirley and all the other family members. She will be missed in the community. Sorry I can't be with you ALL in this sad, sad time. Love, Sharion Gillenwater
Posted by: Sharion Gillenwater, February 21, 2012
My sympathy goes out to the family. Liz will always be missed.
Posted by: Jeremy Smith, February 20, 2012
I am Duke Carters daughter.I am sorry I can't be there,but you all in my prayers.May God comfort you all in the days to come.
Posted by: brenda, February 20, 2012
Liz will be missed by all. She was a wonderful woman & I am very proud to have known her. She was a blessing to many. Heartfelt condolences to the family & neighbors. Love & miss you all.
Posted by: Lori (Kern) Burton & family, February 20, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to the family.Liz will sadly be missed by friends and neigbors in the community.
Posted by: Carter and June Chapman, February 19, 2012
I'm really sorry for your loss...Liz was a very sweet person. We will be praying for your family. The comfort is knowing you willl see her again in Heaven.
Stevie, Beth, Courtney and Tyler Rogers
Posted by: Beth Stanley Rogers, February 19, 2012
So sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with your family during this time of sorrow.
Posted by: Renee Hill Taylor, February 18, 2012
Use the form below to leave your condolences for the family. Please note that all comments are reviewed before they are published, in order to prevent spam and other inappropriate comments. Your message will not appear immediately on the website.
« Return to Obituaries