Mr. Virgie Bowers, age 53, a resident of De Queen, died Thursday, February 14th in the UAMS Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas.
He was born to Virgil and Willie Bell Nelson Bowers at De Queen, Arkansas, on December 30, 1959. He was a member of the New Zion Baptist Church, and a former employee of Pilgrim’s Pride. He enjoyed his dogs, drawing, and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, O’Neal Bowers, and a sister, Helen Marie Bowers.
He is survived by his mother, Willie B. Bowers of De Queen, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Freddie Bowers of De Queen, and Tim and Vet Bowers of Colorado Springs, Col, three sisters And brother-in-law, Nora Rowe, Nada Bowers, and Joyce and Jesse Miller all of De Queen, and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and other family members.
Funeral Services for Mr. Bowers will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 23, 2013 at New Zion Baptist Church, De Queen. Viewing will be from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the Church, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen.