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Edward F. Stowers

January 9, 1942 — January 31, 2020

Edward F. Stowers, 78, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 in a local hospital.  He was born in Brownville, Texas.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam War.  He had lived in the Cleveland area for the past 43 years.  He was a Christian and had worked with the Phil Driscoll Ministries.  He was a loving, caring husband, father, and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline Estell Stowers; parents, Paul Stowers and Mary Love Stowers; son, Larry Stowers; sister, Betty Martin; and brothers, Donald Stowers, Paul Stowers, and Terry Stowers.

He is survived by his daughter, Deanna Stowers; three grandchildren, Dustin Stowers and wife Lexi of Chattanooga, Trevor McCracken, and Destiny McCracken, both of Cleveland; one great-granddaughter, Adalaide Elizabeth Stowers McCracken; sisters, Bonnie Stowers and Marylynn Stowers; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend Hank Davis officiating.  Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors, a white dove release ceremony, and the playing of bagpipes to conclude to the service.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the funeral home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

A Gathering of Friends

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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