Bowles, Joan Carolyn
Birth: Saturday, July 03, 1943
Residence: Colton's Point, MD
Death: Monday, July 06, 2020 at the age of 77
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Joan Carolyn Bowles "Joanie",77, of Colton's Point, MD formerly from Forestville, MD passed away on July 6, 2020 in Callaway, MD. She was born on July 3, 1943 in Washington, DC and was the loving daughter of the late Gladys Beatrice Farrell and Thomas H. Farrell, Sr. Joanie was the loving wife of the late John T. Bowles whom she married on October 20, 1972 in Upper Marlboro, MD and who preceded her in death on November 14, 1996. Joanie is survived by her son Al Edwards, III (Debbie) of Lusby, MD, 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. As well as her sister Melody Keeler (Louis) of Waldorf, MD. She was preceded in death by her brother Thomas Farrell, Jr. She graduated from Suitland Senior High School in June of 1961, and moved from Forestville, MD to St. Mary's County, MD in August, 2013. Joanie was an accountant for Eastman Kodak for 6 years, Capitol Film Laboratory for 13 years, Bono Film and Video for 10 years and Top Wrench Automotive for 10 years, retiring in 2013. Joanie enjoyed cake decorating, family gatherings, planting flowers , decorating for all the holidays and music.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. Where a Funeral Service will be held for immediate family only at 10:00 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel with Father John Ball officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD. Serving as pallbearers will be Albert Edwards, Bryan Edwards, Dale Edwards, Jonathan Keeler, Zachary Keeler and Justin Cheseldine Gass.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD 20650.
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