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Elizabeth Joan Bowers

January 25, 1950 - April 7, 2021

Elizabeth Joan Smart Bowers, 70, of Forest went to be with the Lord on April 7, 2021.

She was the wife of Charles (Tim) Bowers for 42 years.

Born on January 25, 1950 in Piedmont, Al, a daughter of the late Harold and Sarah Smart.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Bonnie Brewster and a sister, Linda Garrison.

She had worked at Wakefield’s as a personal assistant and was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

Elizabeth is survived by her devoted husband Charles (Tim), and her daughter Sarah Welch and husband Cory, grandchildren, Mason Welch and Kaitlyn Welch and a sister, Martha Smart.

In Lieu of flowers please make contributions to:  More Aid, St Thomas More Catholic Church, Lynchburg, VA 24501, The American Cancer Society, 2050 Langhorne  Rd, Ste 201, Lynchburg, VA 24501, or Alzheimer’s Association central and western VA chapter, 1022 Commerce St, Lynchburg, VA 24504.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. noon on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, with Monseigneur Michael D. McCarron officiating.

Burial Date April 13, 2021

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Beautiful sweet soul I know she will be so missed. Love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Posted by Ruth on April 11, 2021

Joan was a precious lady. Loved seeing her at 5:00 Mass at Holy Infant of Prague in Trussville, Al before she and Tim moved. Always smiling and giving out terrific hugs. Rest In Peace dear friend.

Posted by Mary Sue Landman on April 10, 2021

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