Roseanna Bowles

Roseanna Bowles, 90, of Paris, passed away at 12:57 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Paris Healthcare Center. She was a homemaker.

Private graveside services will be held at a later date in Edgar Cemetery. The Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.

Mrs. Bowles was born June 7, 1924, in West Union, the daughter of the late J.W. and Grace Griffin Rayhel.

 Survivors include three children, Anna Gosnell of Paris, Linda Lou Clodfelter of Brazil, Ind., and Floyd Eugene Bowles of West Terre Haute, Ind.; a brother, Lester Rayhel of Nebraska; seven grandchildren, Leslie Hudson of Mattoon, Terica Gosnell of Paris, Greg Smith of Otterbein, Ind., Scott Shaw and Chris Shaw, both of Brazil, Ind., and Richard Brian Smith and Deea Brumley, both of Lafayette, Ind.; and several great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by four siblings, Floyd Rayhel, Earl Rayhel, Doris Burnam and George Rayhel; and two grandchildren.

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