The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 25, 2013

Judith Ann Bowers

Drake church member was homemaker, caregiver


---- — Judith Ann Bowers of Volant (Plain Grove Township, Lawrence County), passed away at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, in her residence, surrounded by family and friends. She was 68.

Mrs. Bowers was born Oct. 21, 1944, in Grove City to Marvin Henry Mills and Charlotte Althea Urey Mills.

Judy was a home health caregiver and homemaker.

She worked as a waitress for Eppinger’s restaurant in Portersville for 16 years and sold Home Interior Designs for eight years.

Mrs. Bowers loved to crochet and make afghans, and enjoyed playing bingo and cards with family and friends.

A woman of great faith, she was a member of Drake Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Springfield Township.

She married LeRoy Bowers Jr. on Oct. 12, 1963; he survives at the residence.

Besides her husband, surviving are: a daughter, Devin Bowers-Kropp and her husband Branden, Volant; two sons, Kevin Bowers and his wife Kathleen, Scranton, Pa.; and Stacey Bowers and companion Richard, Grove City; four grandchildren, Brandon, Ryan, Benjamin and Aislyn; a sister, Deborah Bartholomew and her husband Dave, Stoneboro; and Mary Ann Graham of Grove City, who was like a sister to Judy.

Mrs. Bowers was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Bowers; a brother, Marvin Mills Jr.; and two sisters, Joyce Cornelius and Emma Leonard.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 3208 B Wilmington Road, Box 5037, New Castle, PA 16105.


Mrs. LeRoy (Judith Ann), Jr., 68, Plain Grove Township, Lawrence County.

Calling hours: Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday (6-27-13) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF LEESBURG, 1778 Perry Highway, Springfield Township.

Service: Funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday (6-28-13) in the funeral home with the Rev. Gary Dindinger, pastor of Drake Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Springfield Township, presiding.

Interment: Leesburg Cemetery.