Virginia Sterling Bowers, 83, of Madison passed away of cancer Friday, July 20, 2012, at Whitesburg Gardens.
Mrs. Bowers was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, her parents and a brother. Survivors include a son, three daughters, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a brother.
The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McConnell Funeral Home in Athens with Bobby Ray Halbrooks officiating.
Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Commitment of her ashes will immediately follow the service at Roselawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Red Cross of North Alabama.