AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, May 5, 2005 at the VA Medical Center, Mr. Franklin C. Bowers of Gilbert Manor. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. from Peoples Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral procession will leave the residence, 1301 Apt. 339 R.A. Dent Blvd., at 3:30 p.m. Interment will be Southview Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his father, the late George Bowers. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Lois Bowers; four sons, Franklin (Cheray) Bowers, Christopher Bowers, Shaumie (Baisha) Bowers, and Roderick Bowers; two daughters, Crystal Bowers and Michelle Reynolds; his mother, Edith Pratt; three brothers, Randy Bowers, Greg (Sue) Myers of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Michael Rivers of Miami, Fla.; one sister, Sheena Bowers of Miami; three aunts, Winnie Bowers, Ruby Fernandez of Orlando, Fla., Daisy Darrell, Leesburg, Fla.; two uncles. Grady (Earline) Sanders, Tenn, McSwinnie (Celestine) Ritter, Ft. Lauderdale; 19 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Peoples Funeral Home, 723 Walton Way, Augusta (706) 724-1885.
The Augusta Chronicle May 13, 2005