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Claudia Lynn Watford Bowers, 68, the widow of Robert L. Bowers, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at her residence. 
Mrs. Bowers was born the daughter of Claud Louis Watford and Bessie Thelma Williams Watford-Garner on April 29, 1947 in Hemingway.   She was a former employee with Oneita Knitting Mills and Maurice Franklin Louver Company.  She was a part of the Saints Delight PH Church family since 1965.  She also attended and supported the Victory Free Will Baptist Church over the years.  She had a servant’s heart and gave unselfishly to everyone.  She was a loving mother, cherished grandmother, caring sister, and loyal friend. 
She leaves behind:  two children, Robert “Bubba” Louis (Stephanie) Bowers and Belinda Ann B. (Allen) Wilson; five grandchildren, JonAllen Wilson, Kloey Grace Wilson, Ashlynn Taylor Bowers, Christopher Rion (Taylor) Fulton, and Jessica Karen Woods; a great-granddaughter, Summer Grace Fulton; and loved as her own daughter, Julie Amerson.  She also leaves behind:  three brothers, Marion “Bubba” (Kathy) Watford, Claud Louis “Junior” (Janet) Watford Jr., and Barry Lavon (Lori) Watford; and two sisters, Mattie Diane (Sonny) W. Yarborough, Carol Elizabeth W. (Roy) Minchew; a brother-in-law, LJ Tilton; and a number of nieces and nephews.  
She was predeceased by: her parents; her husband; two sisters, Sandra Faye Tilton and Mattie Ruth Watford.
Memorials may be made to:  Saints Delight PH Church, 8285 Saints Delight Road, Andrews, SC  29510 OR Victory Free Will Baptist Church, 603 South Morgan Ave., Andrews, SC  29510.  
A Home Going Celebration will be 2PM, Saturday, January 9, 2016, at the Saints Delight Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment will follow in the Gourdines Chapel Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
 Visitation will be 6-8PM, Friday, January 8, 2016 in the sanctuary of Saints Delight.  

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