- Cullman, Alabama

November 15, 2013

Marie Eloise Bowling

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Marie Eloise Bowling

Funeral services for Marie Eloise Bowling, 84, of Hanceville will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Cullman City Cemetery.

Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bowling died Wednesday, Nov. 13, at her residence. She was born June 16, 1929, to Riley and Ethel Duffey McClendon. She was a retired school teacher. She began her teaching career at Trimble in a one-room schoolhouse with a coal heater. Then she taught at St. Paul’s Lutheran School and retired after many years with special needs students at Margaret Jean Jones Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. “Bill” Bowling; her parents; a sister, Betty Faye Lumpkin; and three brothers, Mark McClendon, Jerry McClendon and Chester McClendon.

Survivors include a son, Chuck Bowling; two daughters, Dianne Holcomb and Rebecca (Ed) Asher; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.