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Martha Bryte (Lane) Bowers

November 5, 1930 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 91)


King – Martha Bryte Lane Bowers, 91, of King, NC passed away at her home on Sunday, March 6, 2022, with her beloved family by her side.

Mrs. Bowers was born on November 5, 1930, in Randolph County, NC to the late Guy Foust and Ollie Bryte Elam Lane.  She was a retired schoolteacher that taught 8th and 9th grade math and science.  She enjoyed working in her yard.  She was a long-time caregiver of her family members and loved her family dearly.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Spotswood Boyd Bowers, a brother, William “Bill” Lane, and two sisters: Elizabeth “Lib” Spencer, and Margret “Marjean” McDonald.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Deborah Bowers Oliver (Neal), and Martha Bryte Bowers; two sons, Spotswood Boyd Bowers, Jr. (Debbie), and Parker Anderson Bowers (Brenda), and two grandchildren: Joe Oliver and Lane Oliver.

A Celebration of Life open house will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, at her home.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice or Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care in her honor.

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Celebration of Life Open House
March 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Residence
King, NC 27021

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