Obituary: Linda Leola Diggs Bowers

Obituary: Linda Leola Diggs Bowers

By / Obituaries / Wednesday, 06 July 2016 04:00

Linda Leola Diggs Bowers, 75, of Kannapolis, NC died on Wednesday, June29, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Hospital in Wilmington, NC.  Death was unexpected.
Mrs. Bowers was born on November 17, 1941 in Rowan Co., NC, the daughter of the late William Rufus Diggs and the late Leola Hendrix Diggs.    
She was a member of Jackson Park Baptist Church and was affectionately known by her nieces and nephews as, “Aunt Ninny”.   Her nieces and nephews were without a doubt the light of her life.
The service for Mrs. Bowers will take place at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev. Herman Absher.  Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 until the funeral hour at Whitley’s Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband, Gene Bowers of the home; two sisters; Frances Shepherd and Wanda Hardin; three nieces; Susan Robinson, Brandi Morgan and Tammy Mclemore; two nephews; Ralph Gordon “Rusty” Diggs, Jr and James Shepherd; great-nieces and great-nephews; Harrison and Aiden Shepherd; Morgan and Emma Robinson and Brooke Morgan, Caleb Diggs, Holly Diggs DeLargy, Ian and Andrew McLemore along with other great-great nieces and nephews
Memorials can be made to:  Jackson Park Baptist Church, 1005 Jackson St, Kannapolis, NC 28083
Online condolences can be left at; www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

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