Euline Bowe, 76, of Columbia, died Friday, September 14, 2018 at 1:40 P.M. at her home.
She was born September 8, 1942 in Columbia to the late Robert Wallace Wheat, Sr. and Mary Lee Ewing Wheat. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six siblings, Jo Ann Clairbourne, Robert Wallace Wheat, Jr., Joyce Wheat, Annie Wheat Curry, Mary Eleanor Wheat Jones, and Roberta Wheat.
Euline was a devout member of the Christian faith and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Columbia. As a member of Columbia First Baptist Church, she served as an usher board member, was a member of the church choir and participated in several other church functions. At her passing, she was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Montpelier, KY, where she served in many other church functions, including a soloist and prayer warrior.
She was an employee of Osh Kosh B’Gosh sewing factory in Columbia and Marrowbone, where she served as training instructor, supervisor, and machine operator. She was also an employee of the Kentucky Department of Parks, serving as a waitress, hostess and dining room supervisor. She was the former owner/manager of Bowe’s Pool Room, Bowe’s Laundry and Dry Cleaners and co-owner of Bowe Rental Properties, LLC in Columbia.
Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Rev. Bobby Louis Bowe of Columbia; one son, Phillip Bowe and his wife Brandi of Clarksville, TN; four grandchildren, Damian, Deniyah, Delila, and Danielle Bowe all of Clarksville, TN; one brother, William Russell “Billy” Wheat, Sr. of Columbia; two sisters, Della (Glen “Dagwood”) Hughes of Columbia, and Vivian Rowe of Elizabethtown; and host of other relatives and friends also survive.
The funeral service was on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby L. Bowe delivering the eulogy.
Burial was in Allen Cemetery in Cumberland County.
The casket bearers were Russ Wheat, Michael Burbridge, James Burbridge, Clifford Burbridge, Tershera Curry, Tershana Hughes, and Marquis Curry.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.