Rosa Kathleen (Webster) Bowes

Died: Sun., Oct. 11, 2020

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Tue., Oct. 13, 2020
Location: Beulah Baptist Church

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Rosie Kathleen Webster Bowes, age 95, passed away peacefully at her home, after several years of declining health.  Rosie was born on January 9, 1925 in Leasburg, NC, to Flem Webster and Betty Hamlett Webster.  She loved to laugh and was an avid gardener having grown many beautiful flowers.  She loved working in the yard.  In her younger years she enjoyed going to the beach and mountains.  In her later years she was owner and operator of Penny’s Trading Post.  Her most precious and rewarding calling was being a helpful, loving and devoted wife, mother & grandmother.  Along with her husband she was a lifetime member of Beulah Baptist Church that was one of her most joyous places to spend time.

In addition to her parents Rosie was preceded in death by her loving husband of over seventy-two years, Lawrence William Bowes, one sister Viola Hicks, four brothers, Charlie Webster, LaGrand Webster, James Allen Webster, and Ivey Lester Webster.  

She is survived by her children Neal Bowes (Phyllis) of Leasburg, William Lonnie Bowes (Barbara) of Leasburg, Elizabeth Karen Curl (Michael) of Greensboro.  Rosie had eight grandchildren: Ronnie, Mike, Karen, Jenny, Tammy, Shawna, Kelly & Michelle, eleven great grandchildren: Kathryn, Brandon, Jarrad, Rebekah, Joseph, David, Carl, John Katie, Dylan & Elizabeth; and five great, great grandchildren: Lukas, Logan, Warren, Easton & Dixie also survive.

Graveside Rites will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:00 am at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, 1834 US Hwy 158 E. Yanceyville, NC by Pastor Rev. Rick Lancaster.  The family will receive friends at other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be: Kelly Curl – Dylan Sharpe – Joseph Potter – Carl Potter – John Potter – David Potter- Mike Bowes – Ronnie Bowes.

Memorials may be made to Beulah Baptist Church 1834 US Hwy 158 E. Yanceyville, NC, c/o Phyllis Bowes, Treasurer.

Harrelson Funeral Services of Yanceyville, NC is privileged to be serving the Bowes family.  

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