Virginia Burris Bowers
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.fhnfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Fellows Family Funeral Home, 370 Cypress St., Millington, MD.