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Shirley Dianne Bowden

September 1, 1946 - July 31, 2018

Shirley Dianne Bowden, age 71, died on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, surrounded by her sisters.  She was born September 1, 1946, in Memphis, TN., a daughter of the late Jones E. and Margaret Y. Bowden.

 

Dianne graduated from Memphis State University in 1969 with a degree in Chil…read more

Shirley Dianne Bowden, age 71, died on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, surrounded by her sisters.  She was born September 1, 1946, in Memphis, TN., a daughter of the late Jones E. and Margaret Y. Bowden.

 

Dianne graduated from Memphis State University in 1969 with a degree in Childhood Education and taught elementary school briefly before she moved to Panama City Beach, FL.  In 2007, Dianne moved to Hendersonville, where she had resided for 11 years.  She absolutely loved the people of Hendersonville, the town itself, surrounding area, and called it home.  In Hendersonville, Dianne worked for The Fresh Market, Hendersonville Times News, Asheville Citizen-Times and most recently for Ingles.

 

Dianne had a heart of gold for those she cared about and loved.  She lived life with an  I-Did- It-My- Way tenacious spirit, and was very sentimental about the little things in life that meant so much to her.

 

Dianne is survived by four sisters: Cathey Frei of Vienna, VA., Judy Fifer and her husband Tony of Bluffton, SC., Margaret Elaine Bowden of Memphis, TN., and Colleen Hickerson of Independence, MS.,  as well as four nephews, one great- nephew and two great- nieces.

 

The family will receive friends Friday, August 3, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home.   A service and burial will be held at a later date in Independence, MS.

 

Dianne will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be sent to Mission Hospital Neurotrauma Unit, 509 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801, whose compassionate staff gave her loving continual care until her last breath.

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Date: Friday, August 3, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home

125 S. Church Street
Hendersonville, NO 28793

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