Elvie Bowen

LOWELL - Elvie Miller Bowen, 84, passed away Feb. 6, 2013.

Elvie was a native of Belmont, and was a Peninsula resident for over 30 years before returning to her home in NC to be near her siblings in 2010. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Elvie enjoyed keeping an immaculate home, and had a love for animals and nature.

She was preceded in death by her parents Isaac and Grace Miller; daughter, Wanda Gail Harris and her husband Wil-liam Harris; and her brothers Joe, Carl and Gary Miller. She is survived by a brother C.V. Miller (Zudie); a sister Margie Matthews; two grandchildren, Rodney Lee Harris (Denyse), and Jeffrey Todd Harris; and three great-grandchildren Alan William Harris, Kristen Elizabeth Harris and John Michael Harris.
Elvie was blessed with exceptional care from her family and the staff of Peak Resources Skilled Nursing in Gastonia, NC.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Peninsula Memorial Park.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Gastonia.

Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, Va.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 9, 2013