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Bessie Jeanene Bowers 1947 - 2012 De Soto

Funeral services for Bessie Jeanene “Becky” Bowers, 65, De Soto, KS, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora, with the Rev. Richard Copeland officiating. The family will greet friends following the service. She died on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Becky was born on January 6, 1947 in Pine Bluff, AR the daughter of Paul Edward and Mildred Aileen (Linden) Evans.
She owned and operated Penny Annie’s in Lawrence from March 1988 until she retired.
Becky always enjoyed the holidays, crossword puzzles, traveling the western states with Monte, and always made time for her grandchildren.
She married Monte Bowers on September 12, 1966 in Miami, OK. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include her children, Monica (Tony) Bowers-Istas, Eudora, KS; Kathy Bolling, Lawson, MO; Eric Bowers, Olathe, KS; two brothers, Danny Evans, McKinney, TX; Monte Evans De Soto, KS; one sister, Melissa Evans, Eudora, KS; grandchildren, Emily and Gunnar Istas of Eudora and many other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Terri.
Becky was much loved and will be greatly missed.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.
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