Thursday, November 18, 2010

In Memory of Carolyn Bowling

















Please remember the Bowling family as we celebrate the life of Aunt Carolyn!

CAROLYN D. BOWLING
JULY 16, 1940 – NOVEMBER 17, 2010

ANDERSON, SC – Carolyn Burke Davis Bowling, age 70, of 515 Richland Creek Road, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Willow Creek Living Center in Iva, SC.

Born in Anderson, SC, on July 16, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Samuel A. Davis and Carrie Burke Davis. Mrs. Bowling was a graduate of Dixie High School and attended Erskine College. She was a retired Executive Secretary on the collegiate level – namely Furman University and Clemson University. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of nearly fifty-two years, The Reverend Dr. Ralph T. Bowling, Jr., of the home; and their sons: The Reverend Ralph T. Bowling III and wife, Karen of Hodges, SC, and Mark A. Bowling and wife, Elena of Duncan, SC; four beloved grandchildren: Lauren B. Hutto and husband, Jason of Columbus, GA, Meghan N. Greer and husband, Curtis of Seneca, Jared R. Bowling of Atlanta, GA, and Taylor A. Bowling of Travelers Rest, SC; and one great granddaughter, Alexa Elizabeth-Marie Hutto of Columbus, GA.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Samuel A. Davis, Jr.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, November 21, 2010, at Starr United Methodist Church conducted by The Reverend Dr. Robert E. Stilwell, The Reverend John M. Williams, Jr., and The Reverend Susan Leonard-Ray. The burial and committal service will follow in Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Members of Starr United Methodist Church and Hebron United Methodist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family is at the home and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6pm until 8:30pm on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to Epworth Children’s Home, 2900 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205.

24 comments:

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Keeping them in my prayers.

Brooke said...

I'm sorry to hear about your Aunt Carolyn. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Wanda's Wings said...

May God put His loving arms around them and comfort them during this difficult time.

Southern Lady said...

Praying for your family. So sorry for your loss. It sounds as if she led a full life. Carla

Rita said...

I'm so sorry to hear of your aunt leaving this life. Praying for you and your family. It is so hard to give up those we love. May you be blessed through this trying time.

Sonja said...

I'm sorry Andrea. I pray that your whole family will sense the comfort of the Lord and that your knowledge that she is with Him will bring smiles too.

RCUBEs said...

May God's comfort and strength cover you all sis. Take care.

Jenn V said...

We're praying for you, that God will surround you with His love and comfort right now.

Just Be Real said...

((((Andrea))))

They call me "Deb" said...

Ohhh.... remembering your entire family in prayer Andrea.

Kristie said...

I'm so sorry for the loss of your Aunt. You and your family will be in my prayers.

BLUEBUTTERFLY said...

Keeping you in my prayers and believing that your hope in God's grace will be your strength.

Andrea said...

Andrea, I am so sorry for the loss of your aunt. Praying the God of all comfort will keep you and yours during this difficult season.

Love,

Andrea

Cathy said...

I'm sorry about your loss, Dear. Praying for the family ~ Hugs ~

Nancy said...

I am so sorry to hear about your Aunt. Thanks for sharing. What a rich legacy in that family.

quietspirit said...

Andrea:
I will remember her family as they go through this time of loss.

godsown said...

My condoleance to you Andrea!Prayers go up for you and your family ...
~ Hugs ~

Loren said...

So sorry for your loss Andrea. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you!

Love you!

Diana said...

I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your aunt. God's blessings to her and the family. Love Di ♥

Marydon said...

Sweet Andrea, God chose her to be home with Him for Thanksgiving. May you find comfort in her blessing.

Hugs of love, my special friend. I'll call you next week ...

Hugs of love to you & Doug,
Marydon & Harold

BALLET NEWS said...

I'm sorry to hear but what a lovely tribute you've written. Best wishes for a lovely week

Sandra said...

My condolences; she sounds like she was a lovely woman.

Jane's In The Jungle said...

Thoughts and prayers are with all of y'all.

Dee said...

I am so very sorry for the loss of your aunt. I am praying for Gods peace to be with you and your family. Dee