Nora Elizabeth Bowen, 73, of Leavenworth, passed away December 10, 2012 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 15 at Charter Funerals/Sunset Chapel, 16731 Springdale Road, where the visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Nora was born on October 26, 1939 to John and Sarah Elizabeth Hatton. She married Herschel Bowen on February 21, 1956 in St. Joseph, MO; he survives of the home. Nora enjoyed being with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the casino, and watching cooking shows on TV.
Nora was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gary Hatton; and a great granddaughter, Tess Harrison.
She is survived by 5 children: Darrell (Goldie) Bowen and their son, Jason; Allen (Laveta) Bowen and their children Richy, Tim, and Lisa; James (Linda) Bowen; Edward (Dorrie) Bowen and their children Kelly and Shelly; Elizabeth (Nick) Prather and their children Angel, Paige, and Chase; and 12 great grandchildren (plus one on the way.) She is also survived by a brother, Randy Hatton and a sister, Crystal Pendland.
Please accompany the family for a Celebration of Life at New Hope Assembly of God, 511 Delaware, Leavenworth, immediately following the services. Online condolences may be made at www.charterfunerals.com