Mrs. Shelba Jean Baker Bowers of Bowers Road, Westville, Florida passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was 76.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Open Pond United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Steven Connell officiating and Ernie Land delivering the eulogy. Mrs. Bowers will be placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in the Campground Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, January 14, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 4440 Lafayette St. Suite C, Marianna, FL 32446.
Shelba was born September 7, 1936 In Holmes County, Florida to the late George Luther and Bessie Powell Baker. She was a very loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Shelba always had a smile for everyone she met.
In addition to her parents a grandson, Jacob Armstrong preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Roland Dee Bowers, Westville; one son, Charles Armstrong (Pam), Westville; two daughters: Cynthia Armstrong, Westville, and Kimberly Riley (Walt), Spanish Fort, AL; six grandchildren: Justin Armstrong (Tabitha), Geneva, Casey and Jesse Armstrong, both of Westville, Chase, Clint, and Amanda Riley, all of Spanish Fort; two great-grandchildren: Makayla Thomasson and Cheyanne Armstrong, both of Geneva; three sisters: Mavis Brown (George), Jackson, SC, Faye Brown, Ponce de Leon, Barbara Glass (Thomas), Geneva; one brother, Dale Baker (Margaret), Westville; several special nieces, nephews, other extended family and a host of friends.