ELEANOR ALFORD VEAZEY BOWERS
1918 GA – 2008 FL
PALM BEACH POST
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL—Friday, 9 May 2008
Eleanor Veazey Bowers—Age 90, of Palm Beach
Gardens, FL, formerly of Dunwoody, GA, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2008,
after an extended illness. Although Alzheimer's Disease devastated her body and
mind, her sweet spirit and gentle loving heart continued to shine through. She
was the consummate wife, mother, and grandmother, a true Southern Lady.
Beautiful memories of her and the wonderful woman she was will live on forever
in the hearts of family and friends.
Eleanor is survived by her devoted and loving
husband of 69 years, Bates B. Bowers, Sr. of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; her
children, Bates B. Bowers, Jr. of Griffin, GA, Robert W. Bowers (wife Kitty) of
Lawrenceville, GA and Rebecca Becky Caldwell of Palm Beach Gardens, FL;
grandchildren, Britt Bowers (wife Tammy), Brandon Bowers (wife Brandee), Blake
Bowers and Christie, Kelly, and Cam Caldwell; great grandchildren, Brin Bowers
and Troy Pennington. She is also survived by her brothers, Charlton S. Veazey
(wife Gene) of Greensboro, GA and E. Lincoln Veazey of Snellville, GA; as well
as many cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00
PM on Saturday, May 10, 2008 at the Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 250
Center Street, Jupiter, FL. A Memorial Service and interment will be held in
Greensboro, GA, Eleanor's family home on May 17, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests that contributions be made to Vitas Hospice Care, 1901 S.
Congress Ave., # 420, Boynton Beach, FL 33426 with mention of Team # 301.
from Greensboro City Cemetery, Greensboro, Greene Co., GA—www.findagrave.com
granted by the photographer, Samuel Taylor Geer
NOTES: SSDI records show that Eleanor Veazey Bowers (SS# issued in GA)
was born 39 Apr 1918, last residence FL.
Eleanor was the daughter of Eli Lincoln Veazey
and his wife, Eleanor Rebecca Alford.
For more information about this family, see
AAFA’s published genealogy, Known
Descendants of James Lodwick Alford (1749–1820).
Her Alford lineage, from her mother: Eleanor
Rebecca 1891 GA2, William Leorus Haywood 1863 NC3, Green
Haywood 1820 NC4, Green 1787 NC5, James Lodwick 1749 NC6.