Lois M. Bowers, Forest, passed away at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Mulberry Health. She was born Feb. 12, 1940, in Virginia, to Claude and Hayley (Mink) Kelly. On Nov. 5, 1961, Lois married Estes C. Bowers and he survives.
Lois worked for GM Delco in Kokomo and retired in 2001. She was a member of Forest Baptist Church, UAW #292, and volunteer at Howard Community Hospital. Lois loved working in her garden and canning the garden harvest.
Survivors include her husband, Estes Bowers, Forest; daughter, Melissa (David) Ham, McCordsville; grandsons Sylas and Weston Ham; and brothers Cliff (Arlene) Kelly, Michigantown, and Jack (Erma) Kelly, Frankfort.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Hayley Kelly; sister, Anna Ruth Smith (Windell); and brother, Lester (Mary) Kelly.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at Stout and Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St. Russiaville, with Pastor Doyle Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in Burlington Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on October 28, 2017