SHELBY- Doris Bowen, 89, of Shelby, passed away on Oct. 25, 2013.
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Born on Nov. 5, 1923, she was a native of Cleveland County, a homemaker and a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Shelby.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Var Williamson and Fannie Stacy Williamson Smith, and her step-father, Monroe Smith; her husband, Vance Clifford Bowen; son, Vance Wayne Bowen; brother, Wayne Stacy Smith; and great-granddaughter, Sabrina Alexis Tucker.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Trudy Jones and Turner of Grover, and Freida Minnix and Steve of Shelby; grandchildren, Kevin Shea Jones, Jennifer Tucker, Amy Hamilton, Steve Minnix and Paul Minnix; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family would like say a "special thanks" to Carillon Assisted Living and also to Hospice for the excellent care given Mrs. Bowen.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland Funeral Services and Crematory.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel
Officiated By: Dr. Tim Simms, the Rev. Allen Davis, and the Rev. Trevor Thompson
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Cleveland Funeral Services
2518 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28150
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 27, 2013