Valeria Stuck Bowers, 79, of Pomaria, widow of Melvin Vaughn Bowers, died Thursday, March 29, 2018 at White Oak Manor.
Born on December 11, 1938 in Pomaria she was the daughter of the late Charlie Boozer and Verdie Bundrick Stuck. She graduated Pomaria High School in 1956 and took a secretarial course at Newberry College. She worked for Jim Parr for a number of years and retired from the Clerk of Court office in Newberry. Mrs. Bowers loved and praised her Lord, by serving as organist for a number of years at St. John Lutheran Church where she was a member. After retiring as organist she was a member of the choir and hand bell coordinator. After the Lord, her family was the most important thing in her life. Her joy was cooking Sunday lunch where her children and grandchildren gathered weekly to enjoy the best southern cooking. She also enjoyed playing cards.
She is survived by sons, Michael (Tangila) Bowers and Warren (Tina) Bowers both of Pomaria; a daughter, Devonna (Ronnie) Summer of Newberry; a brother, Odell (Pam) Stuck of Pomaria; grandchildren, Brandon (Sarah) Bowers, Will Summer, Kane Summer, Zachary Bowers and Preston Bowers, a great-granddaughter, Romney Ann Bowers and a sister-in-law, Freda (Buck) Miller of Aiken. She was predeceased by a brother, Berlin Stuck.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, March 31, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church by the Rev. James Shealy and Rev. Henri Bishop. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bowers, 255 Ringer Road, Pomaria. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 622 Hope Station Road, Pomaria, SC 29126.
Active pallbearers will be Charlie Stuck, Tim Stuck, Ansel Stuck, Buck Stuck, Chris Cromer, Doug Miller and Steven Johnson.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all of her caregivers for their love and care that they gave to her.
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