Betty Marie “Elizabeth Bowlin, age 91, died March 29, 2017. Mrs. Bowlin was the daughter of the late, George and Agnes Reich Turkington. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Bowlin; son, Dennis Turkington and brothers, George, Bill and Jim Turkington. Mrs. Bowlin was a wonderful cook and loved BINGO and music. She was happy and kind and was always a friend to the friendless.
She is survived by: Son – Michael (Jennifer) Bowlin; Daughter – Susan Decareaux; Daughter-in-law – Sandy Turkington; Brothers – Kenny (Suzanne) Turkington and Kim (Holly) Turkington; Grandchildren – Dana (Nick Deford) Decareaux, Tara (Michael) Hankins, Jonathan Turkington, Ashley Turkington, Aubrey (Joshua Beiser) Bowlin, Bethany (Ethan) Way, Samantha (Erich) Isberg and Matthew (Brooke) Walder;
Great-grandchildren – Owen Isberg, Ami Hankins, Ashirah Hankins and Baby Girl Walder, due in August 2017
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at Bond Memorial Chapel and 1-2:30 pm Saturday April 1, 2017 at Bowlin Funeral Home, 279 W. Main Street, Dresden, TN. Graveside services will be conducted 3 p.m. Saturday, at Blooming Grove Cemetery in Palmersville, TN with Rev. Mike Graham officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Country K-9 Rescue, 116 Rocky Road, Lebanon, TN 37087; Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com