Clyde H. Bowers

8:49 am | June 24, 2013

Clyde Henry Bowers, 83, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Calvin Green and Minnie Smith Bowers. He was retired from the power house of North American Rayon Corporation.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny and Burl Bowers, and a sister, Uvada Morrell.
He attended Southside Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Kate Bradley Bowers; a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn Sue and Lloyd Lowe; a sister-in-law, Lola Bowers and several nieces and nephews including two special nephews, C.J. Campbell and Dan Simerly; two special nieces, Amy Campbell and Shirley Chambers;
Also surviving are his sisters-in-law, Bettie Dolan, Mary Dykes and Margaret Bradley and a brother-in-law, John “Bud” Bradley and his wife, Mae.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Mike Koruschak, minister officiating. Burial will follow the service. Honorary pallbearers will be Kent Edens, Junior Guess, Keith Oaks, Clyde Vandagriff, Stewart Campbell, members of Southside Christian Church and all family members. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the donors’ church of choice or their favorite charity. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.


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