BOWERS, Carol Ray, 84, of Fairmont, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, in the Genesis Pierpont Center in Fairmont. She was the wife of the late Thomas C. Bowers who passed away in 1979.
Born on October 12, 1928, in Weirton, she was the daughter of the late Craig B. and Ashleigh Virginia Allen Scott.
Carol graduated from the former West Liberty State College with a degree in elementary education. She taught for 30 years in the Fairmont School District as a 5th grade teacher. Mrs. Bowers enjoyed needle point, crossword puzzles, gardening, was an avid reader and spending time with her family.
Surviving are one son, Gregory Bowers of Fairmont; two daughters, Ashleigh Andrews (James) of Fairmont and Jodith Bell (Randall) of Alliance, OH; one brother, James Scott (Susan) of Weirton; and four grandchildren, James Andrews, III, Craig Thomas Andrews, Brandon Jennings Bell (Amy) and Thomas Burton Bell.
Friends may call on Wednesday from noon until time of the service at 1 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Marion County Humane Society, Old Whiterock Rd Route 19 Box 31A, Fairmont, WV 26554, in her memory.