Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Jowers, 78

Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Jowers, age 79, passed away on Wednesday April 11, 2018, at Regency Hospital, Macon, Ga., following a brief illness.
Mrs. Jowers was born in Duval County, Fla., the daughter to the late John Q. Jones, and Lillie Mae Roberson Jones. She worked as a bus driver for the Coffee County School System for many years, a homemaker and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elton Jowers and a son, John Tracey Jowers.
Survivors include two sons, Trevor Jowers and wife Ann of Ambrose, Ga., and Tommy Jowers of Ambrose, Ga., two sisters, Vivian Ortega and husband Manny of Middleburg, Fla., and Bertha Lee Waite and husband Buck of Briceville, Fla., brother, Raymond Jones and wife Delaine of Briceville, Fla., several grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 14, 2018, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Carroll Carver officiating. Mrs. Jowers lie-in-state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Interment will be in New Hope Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening April 13, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.
Sympathy maybe expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.com.
Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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