Bowlby, Dorothy Patton Silver (2008)

Obituary of Dorothy Patton Silver Bowlby ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Dorothy Patton Silver Bowlby, age 78 of Nebo died Friday October 17, 2008, at her residence.  She was born in Burke County, April 4, 1930, to the late Charles Logan and Della Minerva Epley Patton.  She was a former supervisor at Pinnacle Rest Home and was a loving mother and grandmother.  In addition to her mother and father she was preceded in death by her brother Lester Patton and sisters Beck Sisk and Ann Patton She leaves behind to cherish her memory six children: Tom Silver, Robert Silver and wife Genia, Debra Williams and husband Jack, Larry Silver and wife Becky, Donald Silver and wife Cynthia and Beverly Anderson and husband Mark all of Nebo; one sister: Mrs. Raye Childers; five brothers: Garmon, Jack, Gene, James and Burton Patton; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on Sunday October 19, 2008 at 10:00 AM at Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Pete McCombs officiating.  Interment was in Pinnacle United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County PO Box 336 Forest City, NC 28013. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday October 22, 2008 Volume 14 # 42