Eleanor P. Bowen
GARNER — Mrs. Eleanor Packer Bowen, 68, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at her residence. A native of Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Swindell and Mary Packer. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Ethel Raynor.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at St. Mary Mother of the Church Catholic Church, Garner. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Cemetery, Newton Grove.
Mrs. Bowen is survived by her husband, Joe Bowen; sisters, Elizabeth Woodruff and husband, Jim of Clemson, S.C., Margaret Jones and husband, Joe of Clinton and Susie Stewart and husband, Earl of Benson; brothers, Lewis Packer of Goldsboro and Tommy Packer and wife, Annette of Garner; three step children; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family will be at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner, 6 - 8 p.m., Tuesday with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Condolences may be made to www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com.