AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Doctors Hospital, Mrs. Dorothy Barton Bowers, 82, wife of the late Paul William Bowers. Mrs. Bowers was born in Chandler, Okla., was a homemaker and a member of Trinity-on-the- Hill United Methodist Church. Family members include her son, Dr. Ronald W. Bowers, Sr. and his wife, Nancy Bowers of Augusta; three daughters, Linda B. Hardin and her husband, Charles G. Hardin, Jr., of Augusta, Danni B. Varlan and her husband, The Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Kelly B. Kaye and her husband, Barry M. Kaye, of Evans; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held today, Saturday, May 28, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Terry Doss officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren. The family will receive friends after the service at the graveside. Memorials may be made to The Augusta Ballet, 1301 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907.
The Augusta Chronicle May 28, 2005