Gerty Lou Bowling, 74, passed away December 25, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
Born April 23,1939, she was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Laura Bell West Chitwood; husband, Alton Bowling; infant daughter, Winford Gayle Bowling; sons: infant Levi Edward Bowling, Timothy Alton Bowling, and David Ray Bowling; and brothers: Gurstle, Hurstle (Pete), Milford Leamon (Jib), Donnie, Bobby, and Johnny (Burke) Chitwood.
She is survived by her daughters: Marvia Lynn Phillips and Lucinda Darlene Burke and husband, Kevin; grandchildren: David Keith Bowling, Alton Dean Phillips, Nicholas Gage Phillips, Nathaniel Wyatt Phillips, Kaylee Cheyanne Burke, Alyssa Makalya Burke, and Tabitha Eloise Wilson; two great-grandsons; brother, Eddie Dean Chitwood of Loraine, Ohio; sister, Rita Faye Lay of Nashville; special friends: Marvin Terry, and Bill (Bear) Butler and wife Marsha; and many other relatives.
Funeral Service was conducted December 28, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida with Bro. Carlie Duncan and Bro. Delmer Keeton officiating. Music was provided by the Chitwood Family. Graveside service was conducted December 29, at Antioch Cemetery.
Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida had charge of arrangements.