Betty Lucille Hoke Bowen, 82, of Robbinsville, NC, formerly of Covington, VA, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 13, 2020.
A native of Alleghany County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Lelia Oyler Hoke. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Alvin Udell Bowen and Robert Andrew “Andy” Bowen; her sister, Marjorie Ellen Hoke; her great granddaughter, Abigail Cable; and her special friend, Clarence Dudley.
She is survived by her daughters and sons in law, Lelia “Cathy” and Toney Nester of Mineral, VA, and Thelma Ellen and Steve Hooper of Robbinsville, NC; her son in daughter in law, Everett “Buster” and Selina Bowen of Covington, VA; her brother and sister in law, Alvin and Patricia Hoke of Pasadena, MD; and her sisters, Emma and David Boswell of Brandywine, MD, and Marilyn Tucker and Curtis of Covington, VA. Her grandchildren are Scotty and Becky Hooper, Jennifer and TJ Johnson, Shawn Blankenship and Rosalyn Rhoads, Amanda and Nick Cable, Chase Hooper, Christina Bowen, and Michael and Samantha Bowen. She has 17 great grandchildren, Amaya, Trey, Daiqwan, Pike, Melony, Kamerin, Andrew, Lawson, Shawn, Maycee, Adrianna, Hagen, Benton, Riley, Reed, Addison, and Ethan.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Townson-Smith Chapel. Reverend Roger Orr will officiate. Burial will follow at Old Mother Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm Monday at the Chapel, prior to the services.
Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Bowen family. An online register is available at www.townson-smtihfuneralhome.com.
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