Lizzie Caldwell Bowyer, 90 of Bedford, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Oakwood Health & Rehab. Center. She was born on Friday, Sept. 28, 1923 in Warm Springs, a daughter of the late Daniel William Caldwell and Fannie Ellen Dudley. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Robert Bowyer and Charles Richard Bowyer as well as five brothers and one sister. She was a retired employee of Belding Corticelli and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are her sons, John Wayne Bowyer and wife, Jeanett of Madison Heights, Thomas Harry "Tommy" Bowyer and son, Patsy, Charles Richard Bowyer, Jr., David Clarence Bowyer all of Bedford; daughters, Margaret Ellen Bowyer of Bedford, Barbara Allen Smith of Forest, May Drake and husband, John of Gladys, Ann Thackery and husband, Maxx of AZ, Elizabeth Bowyer Dooley and husband, Eric of Bedford, as well as daughters, Effie and Mary; seventeen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11 AM at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Tim Dooley officiating. Interment followed in the Nicopolis United Methodist Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2014