Edith A. Bowers, 89, of Zanesville, died at 9:20 A.M. on Monday, July 18, 2016, at The Oaks at Northpointe. She was born March 30, 1927 in Zanesville, a daughter of the late George R. Davis and Ella Jenkins Davis. She was a homemaker and member of the Market Street Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Theresa (Robert) Workman of Coshocton; grandson, Jason Workman of Glendale, Arizona; two great-grandchildren Claire and Max; sister-in-law Janice Davis of Zanesville; brother-in-law Warren (Lucy) Bowers of South Zanesville; and special niece Debbie Smith of Zanesville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace “Pete” Bowers, who died March 19, 2003; seven sisters, Emma Hagan, Eileen Mohr, Marian Clossen, Virginia Smith, Anna Sims, Bernice Wright, and Wilda Chema; and two brothers, Charles Davis and George R. Davis, Jr.
Friends and family may call from 12:00 PM until time of service at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE with Mr. William Meaige. She will be laid to rest at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Edith to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2260 Cherry Valley Road; Newark, Ohio 43055.
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