Vir­ginia Bur­ris Bow­ers

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SUDLERSVILLE — Vir­ginia Bur­ris Bow­ers of Sudlersville, MD, died Fri­day, March 3, 2017, in Kent Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal in Dover, DE. She was 79.

Vir­ginia B. Bow­ers was born Au­gust 5, 1937, in Ch­ester­ville, MD, the daugh­ter of the late Henry Bur­ris and Pearl “Schelts” Bur­ris. Vir­ginia at­tended school through the 7th grade be­fore going to work on the farm at an early age.

On March 10, 1956, she mar­ried her late hus­band of 56 years, Bryan Bow­ers.

She worked for Leeds Travel Ware for 13 years be­fore going to work at Play­tex as a fac­tory worker where she worked for 32 years be­fore hav­ing to go on dis­abil­ity.

Vir­ginia was a mem­ber of the Milling­ton Moose, Mid­dle­town Moose and Har­ring­ton Moose Lodges.

She loved to go shop­ping, going to yard sales and craft shows, camp­ing, and danc­ing.

She was a coun­try mu­sic fan and also loved to spend time with her fam­ily and friends.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by two brothers: Ed­ward and Henry Bur­ris; and a sis­ter-in-law, Bar­bara Bur­ris.

She is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Terry Bow­ers of Sudlersville, MD; two sons, Danny Bow­ers and Dale Bow­ers, both of Sudlersville; six grand­chil­dren, Amy Bow­ers of Sudlersville, Stephen Bow­ers of Marydel, DE, Ja­son Bow­ers of Clay­ton, DE, Brit­tany Bow­ers of Greens­boro, MD, Ricky Blades of Sudlersville and Ro­man Blades of Milling­ton, MD; two brothers, Floyd Bur­ris of Sudlersville and James Bur­ris of Sudlersville; two sis­ters-in-law: Au­drey Bur­ris of Sudlersville and Joan Bur­ris of Sudlersville; and five great-grand­chil­dren: Tre’, Natilee, Ada­lyn, Brady and Har­ley.

A grave­side ser­vice will be held Satur­day, March 11, 1 p.m. at Sudlersville Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions can be sent to the Sudlersville Vol­un­teer Fire Co. Am­bu­lance Fund, P.O. Box 61, Sudlersville, MD 21668.

On­line con­do­lences can be sent to the fam­ily at: www.fh­n­fu­ner­al­

Ar­range­ments by Fel­lows Fam­ily Fu­neral Home, 370 Cy­press St., Milling­ton, MD.

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