Odie Anderson Bowers (1922 - 2012)


Odie Anderson Bowers, 90, of Galax, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in the Twin County Regional Hospital.
He was born in Carroll County, on Aug. 14,1922, to Emmett and Mahaley Taylor Bowers.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Bowers of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Steve Sexton of Hillsville; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Denise Bowers and Tony and LeAnn Bowers, all of Galax and Jeffery Bowers of Nebraska; sister, Edna Caruthers; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Imogene Bowers, all of Galax; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Snow Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Ernie Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Snow Hill Cemetery with military rites by the Hillsville VFW Post 1115.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
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Published in Galax Gazette from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2012
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