Bowers, Anne L.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Anne L. Bowers, 95, of Collegedale, Tennessee, went to her rest on January 10, 2018.

Born April 10, 1922, in Bluefield, WV, Anne was the first child of Thomas H. Lambdon and Roulette Niswander.

She lived in Wytheville, VA until moving to Ooltewah in 1990. She was a member of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Anne was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Thomas H. Lambdon, Jr., M. Donald Lambdon; sister, Betty L. Crawford; husband of 25 years, Garnette M. Bird and her second husband, Uzell D. Bowers.

She is survived by her daughter, Kitty B. (Bill) McGhinnis, Ooltewah; son, Dr. Roger Bird, Phoenix;  grandsons, Jonathan David Bird and Christopher Thomas Bird, Phoenix; sister, Marydora L. Hudgins, Winston Salem.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church with Pastors Will Eva, Paul Smith and Cherie Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Collegedale Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Samaritan Center (

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

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