May 10, 1930 - July 16, 2021
Doris Jean Bartley Bowling, 91, of Danville, VA died Friday, July 16, 2021 at SOVAH Health of Danville after a decline in her health for several years. Doris was born in Pike County, Kentucky on May 10, 1930, a daughter of the late Landon Bartley and Belle Price Ratliff. She lived her early years in Kentucky before moving to Danville, VA in 1963. Doris was a homemaker. She was a member of Welcome Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking for her family, spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great granddaughter, and telling stories of Kentucky. On June 23, 1948 she married Reed Bowling, who died in 2011. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Reed Junior Bowling, a grandson, Ernest Reed Terry, two brothers, Doug and Gary Bartley, four brother-in-laws, Charles, Clarence, Grady and Elwyon Bowling, and two sister-in-laws, Lucille Bartley and Bea Bowling. Doris is survived by two daughters, Beverly Terry (Ernest) of Danville, VA, and Debra Bowling of Danville, VA; a daughter-in-law, Shellie Bowling of Axton, VA; two grandchildren, Michael Bowling (Kate), and Lesley Terry (Fiancé, Brad Dockery); a great granddaughter, Alyna Bowling; brother-in-laws, Cecil Bowling, Earl Bowling (Everlena), and Milton Bowling (Bonnie); and sister-in-laws, Doris Taylor (Clinton), Meryl Bowling and Doris Bowling. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel with the Reverend Jeff Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Danville Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 19, 2021 at the funeral home from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. and at other times at the Beverly Terry residence, 704 Brightwell Drive, Danville, VA, 24540. Also, the family suggests memorials may be made to God’s Pit Crew, 2499 North Main Street, Danville, VA 24540 or to Welcome Baptist Church, 10004 Martinsville Hwy, Danville, VA 24541. Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is serving the Bowling family.
Doris Jean Bartley Bowling, 91, of Danville, VA died Friday, July 16, 2021 at SOVAH Health of Danville after a decline in her health for several years. Doris was born in Pike County, Kentucky on May 10, 1930, a daughter of the late Landon Bartley... View Obituary & Service Information
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