Mrs. Ethel Ruth Bowers, age 79, of Summerville, GA died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at her home.

Mrs. Bowers was born January 10, 1931 in Ashville, Al, the daughter of the late Shamblin and Agnes O’donnell Tucker. She was retired from Riegel Textile and was a member of the Perennial Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Troy Pope; and a son, Pete Davis.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Bowers; sons and daughter-in-law, David Davis, Trion, GA, Terry & Jean Pope, Trion, GA, Jimmy Pope, Summerville, GA; step-daughter and husband, Carolyn and Charles Duke, Summerville, GA; step-son, Wayne Pope, brother, Donald Tucker, Arizona; sisters, Betty Joyce Tucker and Ann Young, Summerville, GA, Dorothy Harrelson, Alabama, Bonnie Spears, Trion, GA, Peggy Doherty, Alabama; grandchildren, Chera Allison, Holly Ivester, Lynn Pope, Donnie Pope; step-grand-children, Dawn Anderson, Ross Powell, and Bryan Powell; 7 Great Grandchildren; 5 Step Great Grandchildren; and 3 Step Great Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Friday, May 21, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Josh Hollifield and Rev. Alton Stamey officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Gary Young, Charles Duke, Chris Polchek, Bryan Powell, Shane Reece, and Ed Hampton. Honorary pallbearers will be everyone from the Chattooga Nutrition Center and Employees of Country Side Hospice.

Mrs. Bowers will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Thursday.