Juanita Bowles

November 1, 1937 ~ December 30, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Juanita Bowles Obituary

Juanita Faye Bowles (Woods), who had lived the past 12 years in Lubbock, TX passed away December 30 2023. Cremation has taken place and a grave side memorial and burial service will be held in Hardesty, Oklahoma at the Range Cemetery 10:30 a.m. on April 6, 2024.

Juanita was born in Longdale, Oklahoma on November 1, 1937 to Albert L. Woods and Jewel Bromlow Woods. She grew up in Oklahoma with three sisters and a multitude of double cousins in a close knit family surrounded by laughter and love. Juanita attended Oklahoma City University after graduating from Blair High School and in December of 1956 married her husband of 66 years, Richard Bowles, of Hardesty, Oklahoma.

During the course of her life, Juanita maintained her membership in the Order of the Eastern Star, an association embraced by her entire family from her early years until her passing. Juanita continued her college education studies after raising three children and graduated from Panhandle State University at the age of 40 and began a career teaching school in Oklahoma and later in Arizona.

Juanita Faye Bowles was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard Bowles in May of 2023. Along with her parents, her dear son Richard Hiram Bowles, and her three sisters, Xona Charlene Jolly, Alberta Jeanne Castleberry, and Karolyn Kay Hinton.

Survivors are her daughter Ronda Faye Rotelli and husband Lionel, of Richmond Hill, GA; her daughter Ruth Ellen Bowles, of Dallas, TX and her cherished grandson, Alexander Neglein, of Dallas, TX. She is also survived by her very loved nieces, Starlett Jan Gill of Lubbock, TX; Shannon Kay Weigel and husband Mike of Pearland, TX; and Patricia Jeanne Woods, of Richmond Hill, GA; Sonja Frantz and husband Clay; India Bowles, of S. Padre Island, TX and nephews Dr. Bill Bowles and wife Dawn of Hattiesburg, MS and Mark Bowles of Liberal, KS and many other cousins across the U.S.

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Graveside Service
April 6, 2024

10:30 AM
Range Cemetery


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