Jill Michele Houchin Bowden 1968 - 2013 Jill Michele Houchin Bowden was born May 13, 1968. She is survived by husband, Steve Bowden; daughter, Kelsie Michele Bowden; stepson, Steven Alan Bowden; daughter-in-law, Melissa; granddaughter, Chloe Nadine; parents, Wallace and Janice Houchin; sisters, Vicki Houchin and Joan Houchin; brothers, Chris Houchin and Steve Houchin; and sister-in-law, Laura; sister-in-law Kim Houchin; aunt, Shirley Houchin; uncle, Donald Houchin and wife, Pattie; cousins, Dorothy and husband, John O'Connor, Caroline and husband, Richard Grant, Clayton Houchin and wife, Juliana, Morgan Houchin and wife, Jillian; niece, Britain and husband, James Stelly; niece, Caroline Siegel; and nephews, David Houchin, Steven Houchin, and Nicholas Houchin. Jill was a darling, sweet, loving and caring mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt. Jill grew up in Bakersfield, attending local schools where she was always friendly, social, athletic, and outgoing. She was adored and loved by her many friends and family. She shared many happy and loving years with her husband, Steve, and daughter, Kelsie. Jill was a wonderful homemaker who loved to cook and create a warm home. She loved animals, especially her three cherished cats. Jill will be dearly missed by her husband, daughter, mother, father, and family. She shared a unique and loving bond with her sister, Joan. Jill always had a special walk with the Lord. We take comfort in knowing that she has been released into the arms of our Beloved Christ. A private service will be held for family members. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary www.bakersfield.com/obits
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 17, 2013