Marie “Ree” Perkins Bowers of Louisa, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2021.
Marie was born January 6, 1949 to the late Robert F. “Perk” Perkins, Jr. and Gladys Snider Perkins.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Joseph M. Bowers III; and daughter, Kellye Throckmorton and husband Michael; sisters Ann Carol Gatewood and husband Roger, Martha P. Williams; aunts Annis P. Mallory and Sylvia Perkins; seven nephews; four nieces; numerous cousins including a very special cousin Susan R. Hopkins; very special friends Joyce Bickley, Sharon Hart, and Mary Kennedy; also, Malachi and Tanner Russell, who were like grandchildren to her; and her beloved dogs Reese and Piper.
Marie served the public in many ways, working for C&P Telephone Company, Centel, Morton Foods, the Louisa County Administrator, and Louisa Flower Shop. She was a lifelong member of Louisa Baptist Church, serving as a church clerk and a lifelong member of the Louisa Vol. Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, serving as the Ladies Auxiliary President.
Funeral arrangements are private. A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.