Obituary

Lucie Anne Bowles

Powhatan Community Cemetery


        Lucie Anne Bowles, 96 of Powhatan, widow of L. Julian Bowles, died August 31, 2008. She was a native of Surry County, and the daughter of the late Clinton and Grace Lane. She was preceded in death by one sister, Blanche L. Peele.

        She is survived by one daughter, Joan Marie Bowles; niece, Alice Joy Mackie and her husband Jack; nephews, B. T. Peele IV, Adam Mackie, Justin Mackie; brother-in-law, E. Floyd Yates; and several Bowles nieces and nephews.

        Mrs. Bowles graduated from Longwood College in 1932, and studied muisic at the Schemmel Conservatory of Music in Farmville.

        She was a teacher at Powhatan High School for ten years, and served as Guidance Counselor at Huguenot Academy for twenty years. She also gave piano lessons.

        Mrs. Bowles was a member of the Powhatan Garden Club, the Women's Club of Powhatan, the Powhatan Historical Society, the Surry County Historical Society, and a former member of the John Randolph Chapter of Surry County A.P.V.A. She was a member of May Memorial Baptist Church, and served as Sunday School Teacher, Preasident of the W.M.U. choir Directory, and Church Pianist.

        The family received friends Tuesday Sept. 9 at the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Sept. 10. Interment Powhatan Community Cemetery.




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