Charles Joseph Bowers

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Graveside services for Charles Joseph Bowers, of Port Sulphur,La., are 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service.

Mr. Bowers, 69, died of heart failure Sept. 3, 2005, in BogueChitto. He was born on March 10, 1936, to Ruben Sidney Bowers andBlanche Frisch Bowers.

He was retired from Exxon. He was Catholic.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wife, SarahBush Bowers.

Survivors are his daughters, Rachel Bowers Small, of PortSulphur, and Lori Ann Bowers, of Bogue Chitto; his sons, CharlesBrady Bowers, Joseph Todd Bowers and Stephens Travis Bowers, all ofPort Sulphur; his sisters, Ruby Galloway, of Empire, La., andEmelda Chevlier, of Port Sulphur; a special friend, Elaine LeJeune,of Port Sulphur; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.