September 13, 1959 - April 22, 2021
Karen J. Bowers, age 61, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Karen was born in Elizabethton to the late Jack “Bud” D. Collins, Jr and Lena Bell Turner Collins. Karen was a wonderful homemaker and loved her family and loved animals. She was of the Christian faith and retired from East TN Undergarment. She had also worked at Citizens Bank. Karen enjoyed racing in her younger years with her family and in latter years she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, taking care of her flowers and spending time with her sister. She also loved to cook and watching racing. Those left to cherish her memories include her husband, Jackie Bowers, of the home; a son, Jason Bowers, of the home; a daughter, Heather Hyder (Craig), of Bristol, TN; her sister, Judy Thomason (Eddie), of Elizabethton; her brother, Buddy Collins (Tina), of Elizabethton; her grandson, Grayson Hyder; a special niece, Emily Townsend (Garett), of Elizabethton and their daughter, Zoey Townsend, whom she considered a grandchild; a special niece, Kourtney Vanover (Chris), of VA and their daughter, Lexi; an aunt, Glenda Street (Daniel); and a special nephew, Will Thomason (Jada), of Johnson City. Several other nieces and nephews also survive. No services are currently scheduled. Friends may reach out to the family by contacting Heather Hyder via email at [email protected] The family would like to express a special thanks to everyone who has shown care and support during this difficult time. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral Home, of Elizabethton is honored to serve the Bowers family. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.
Karen J. Bowers, age 61, of Elizabethton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Karen was born in Elizabethton to the late Jack “Bud” D. Collins, Jr and Lena Bell Turner... View Obituary & Service Information
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