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Henrietta Bowers

October 1, 1915 ~ May 17, 2009

JENNINGS Funeral services for Mrs. Henrietta Bolline Bowers, 93, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2009 in the First Church of Christ with Jack Harris officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh under direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. today, Monday; and from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church until time of services. Mrs. Bowers died at 2:50 a.m., Sunday, May 17, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Bowers was a lifelong resident of Welsh, a nurses aid, and a deaconess at the Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, where she was very active in the leadership of the youth group. She was a Pink Lady at the Jennings American Legion Hospital. She is survived by three daughters, Diane Youngs and husband Bill of Redding, CA, Carolyn Ducharme and husband Eugene, of Vinton, and Susan Leleux of Welsh; two sons; David A.L. Bowers, Jr. and wife, Manzanita of Welsh and Weldon Bowers and wife Marsha of Lake Charles; 15 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Dora Hahn Bolline; husband, David A.L. Bowers, Sr., granddaughter, Heather Lynn Bowers; seven brothers; six sisters; daughter-in-law, Jackie Bowers and son-in-law Gerald Leleux.

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  1. Lawrence, Cheryl, and Yolande Bolline wish to offer their deepest condolences to the family of Aunt Henrietta. She was such a wonderful person and always so nice to us. May she join David in everlasting peace and joy. Lawrence

  2. So sorry to read of your mother's death. I know how you all feel. I have very fond memories of her and know that she is has been joined with her God and your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Love, Laraine Adair Croall

  3. I am so very sorry to hear about your MOM. She lived a very long and happy life, she was very blessed and you all were too, to have her for so long. Ted

  4. I have such fond memories of the times I spent at your mom's and dad's home when I was younger. Then, as an adult she always managed to come when we were going through hard times with mom's and dad's illnesses. Although she has moved on, she will always be remembered and share a place in my heart as she was truly a good sister, a great lady, and a wonderful aunt.

  5. My condolences go out to the family and friends for their loss. Please know that you can rely on Jehovah God for comfort because He cares for all of us (1 Peter 5:7).

  6. Aunt Henrietta meant so much to me and my family. I remember so many good things about her from my childhood and as an adult. Her positive attitude and her love always made one want to be around her. We loved her so much and will miss her, but we are comforted believing that she is with God and at peace.


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