Brown-Robinson Funeral Home Obituaries

Velma Bowens

October 9, 1930 - September 3, 2019

Velma Bowens (nee Kilgore), 88, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Keystone Pointe Rehabilitation Center.

She was born October 9, 1930 in Mount Holly, Arkansas and later moved to Elyria, Ohio in 1953. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church in Elyria, where she served on the mother board, sang in the choir, and was an usher for many years. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

Velma is survived by her sons, Larry Bowens and Raymond Bowens; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Bowens Sr.; son James Bowens Jr.; daughters Telethia McIntosh, Velma Goodin-Thorpe, and Genevieve Todd; parents Sanders and Thaliteha Kilgore; brothers Lutellis Kilgore, Cliffton Kilgore Sr., and Jeffery Lee Richardson; sisters Ann Belle, Gladys Treadwell, and Thelma Lindsey.

Visitation will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 11:00 AM until time of services at Noon at Unity Baptist Church, 326 Fuller Road, Elyria; Rev. Willie Gardner, Pastor.


Shortcode Demo

Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Unity Missionary Baptist Church
Get Directions

Saturday, September 7, 2019
12:00 PM
Unity Missionary Baptist Church
Get Directions