Brenda L. Bowe
August 01, 1961 ‒ June 30, 2017
Brenda L. Bowe, 55, of Delaware, passed away unexpectedly in Riverside Hospital, Columbus on Friday, June 30, 2017, due to a brief bout with cancer, surrounded by her loving family.
Brenda was born on August 1, 1961 in Covington, Kentucky, daughter to Everett E. and Ruth I. (Cunningham) Glassburn. Brenda lived in Delaware for most all of her life, having moved here with her family while she was very young. She was a graduate of Delaware Hayes High School. On June 13, 1980, she married James T. Bowe, Sr. She was employed for the past 31 years at the PPG Industries in Delaware, where she was the administrator for human resources department. Brenda and James had attended the Grace Brethren Church, Delaware. She enjoyed taking long walks with James. She was all about spending time with her family, and making sure that the family was cared for. Brenda was the epitome of selflessness.
Brenda is survived by her husband of 37 years, James T. Bowe, Sr., two sons, James T. Bowe, Jr. (Mary), Delaware and Christopher J. Bowe (Julie), Columbus; three daughters, Patty Fairchild (Darin), West Liberty, Ohio, Julie Elkins (Tim), Delaware and Suzy Bowe, Delaware; her mother, Ruth Irene Glassburn , Delaware; eight grandchildren, Misty, Laurie, T.J., Toby, Sebastian, Samantha, Kirsten and A.J.; eight great grandchildren; two brothers, David Glassburn (Sheran), Delaware and Scott Glassburn (Darlene), New Orleans; one sister, Cindy Cumston (Rob), Bixby, Oklahoma; one uncle, Merle Cunningham, Columbus; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Everett E. Glassburn and two brothers, Gary Glassburn and Pat Glassburn.
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. in the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., with Pastor Dwight Cimino, Westfield Community Church, Ashley, officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware.
Contributions if desired may be given to: Ohio Health Arthur G.H. Bing, MD. Cancer Center, 500 Thomas Lane, Columbus, OH 43214.
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