Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the Curryville Baptist Church in Curryville, Missouri under the direction of Waters Funeral Home.
Officiating will be: Rev. Jerry Gamm, Rev. Richard Dismuke and Rev. Harold Dickerson.
Music provided by: Elaine Dameron, pianist.
Interment will be in the Curryville Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Danny Lewis, Floyd Dameron, James Dameron, Gene Traynor, Junior Kerr and Glen McDonald. Honorary pallbearer was Charles Love.
Opal Deane (Hendrix) Bowles passed away at 8:35 a.m., Sunday, January 30, 2005 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. She was a Bowling Green High School graduate and was a lifelong rural Curryville/Vandalia area resident. She worked for a short time at the local garment factory in Vandalia and was a full time homemaker.
Born: June 23, 1915 in rural Curryville, the daughter of Richard Milton and Effie Mae (Kendrick) Hendrix.
Married: James Dudley Bowles on November 2, 1935 in Laddonia; he preceded her in death on February 4, 1993.
Survivors include: one son, Charles Dudley and wife, Joyce Bowles of Crystal City, Missouri; one daughter, Beverly Sue and husband, Kenneth Young of Frankford, Missouri; four grandchildren, Evelyn S Bontz of Vandalia; Karen Miller of Mexico; Charla Bowles Borel of Salem and John Bowles of Crystal City; five great-grandchildren, Christopher Bontz, Ryan Bontz, Megan Borel, Daniel Borel and Christa Carter.
Preceded in death by: one brother, Charles Lewis Bowles and one great-granddaughter, Cassandra Bontz.
Memorials may be made to the Curryville Baptist Church.