Mabel A. Bowsher, 96 of Taylorville, IL passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.  She was born on October 25, 1918 in Xenia, IL. The daughter of Benjamin F. and Nettie (Copelin) Thomas.  She married F. Willard Bowsher on November 30, 1940 in St. Charles, Mo. He preceded her in passing on April 7, 2000. She was a member of the Taylorville Christian Church.

She is survived by her son: Samuel F. (Ann) Bowsher of Edinburg, IL; daughter: Louella Mae (Harry) Hammond of Ashland, IL; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren and eleven great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents; husband, Willard; great grandson, J.T. Larson; six brothers and five sisters.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Taylorville Christian Church at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Dick Wamsley officiating. Burial will be in Edinburg Cemetery, Edinburg, IL.

Memorials may be made to:  Taylorville Christian Church, 1124 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL 62568 or The Vision Way School, 1124 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL 62568

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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