Mildred Ruth Gourley Bowlin, 86, of Russellville, gained her heavenly wings Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother and she will be missed terribly by all who knew her. She was a member of Montvue Baptist Church and was a member of Bold & Sassy Red Hatters. She was born October 13, 1933 to the late Harry W and Mattie Asbury Gourley.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bill Bowlin; sisters; Georgia Marcei, Margaret Ella Gourley, Thelma Shell, Nancy Harville and Margie Fields; brothers, William, Jack and George Gourley; son-in-law Rick Hilbert and sister-in-law Jean Gourley.
She is survived by her four daughters, Brenda (Bob) Swanson, Nita Hilbert, Connie Bowlin, Donna (Dennis) Smith; grandchildren, Leah (Mark) Vogt Will; (Kelsie) Chambers, Duke McIntosh and Dawne (Rick) Almazan; greatgrandchildren, Aleece Brooks (Jason), Ethan and Kensie Chambers, Carter Vogt, Chris Schaber, Nick and Sam Almazan, great-greatgrandchildren, Khleah and Qias Courtois; sisters, Joyce Gourley, Sally (Lloyd) Dean; brother, Walt Gourley; sisters-in-law, Pearlie Gourley and Joyce Gourley; numerous nieces and nephews and her very special friend, Mary Ruth Rucker.
Due to COVID19, no formal services are being planned at this time.
Allen Funeral Home is handling cremation.
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