Obituary: Dorothy Elizabeth Ryals Bowen

Published 11:27 am Thursday, July 14, 2011

BOWEN, Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Ryals, 87, a resident of Lapine died Sunday July 10, 2011.

Graveside services were held at 2 pm Wednesday July 13, 2011 at Panola Cemetery with Rev. Parker Bowen officiating and Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing.

Mrs. Bowen was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Bowen; a sister, Arree Russell; a brother, Guy Ryals; and her parents, Orenthus & Annie Lou Ryals.

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Survivors include two sons, Eric (Kitt) Bowen and Stan (Joy) Bowen; four grandchildren, Judson (Angie) Bowen, Amanda (Taylor) Owens, Chad Bowen and Allison Bowen; and three great grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were Hamp Russell, Irvin Russell, Hampton Russell, Brad Russell, Chad Bowen, and Judson Bowen.