Clinton Ann Bowers

October 4, 1930 - August 27, 2023

Clinton Ann (Johnson) Bowers, age 92, of Sugar Grove, WV, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2023, at Augusta Health Care Center in Fishersville, VA. She was born on October 4, 1930, in Hopewell, VA, the daughter of the late Clinton Anthony and Minnie Bell (Gordon) Johnson. On January 26, 1951, Clinton Ann married her husband of 70 years, John Roy Bowers, who preceded her in death on February 4, 2021. 


Clinton Ann graduated as Valedictorian in 1947 from Stafford High School and she graduated in 1951 from Madison College (JMU) with a Bachelors Degree in Education and Economics. Mrs. Bowers retired in 1996, after proudly serving the community for 34 years as the Postmaster of the Sugar Grove Post Office 26815. 


Clinton Ann was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church. She was a member of the OES #138, where she served as past Worthy Matron and was honored with her 50-year pin. Mrs. Bowers had served for 12 years on the Pendleton County Board of Education and she was instrumental in being 1 of the first 3 EMT's who organized the South Fork Rescue Squad. She had a passion for giving back to the community and was blessed when she spent time with her family.


Mrs. Bowers leaves behind to cherish her memory and continue her legacy: 2 daughters, Diana Smith of Sugar Grove, WV, Maria Miller (Richard) of Weyers Cave, VA; 2 sons, Clinton Bowers (Donna) of Sugar Grove, WV and Roy Bowers (Teresa) of Sugar Grove, WV; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. 


In honoring Clinton Ann's wishes, she was generous in donating her body to WVU Medical Science to benefit the studies of students. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 3, 2023, at South Fork Volunteer Fire Department in Brandywine, WV, with Pastor Judy Vetter officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, POB 2, Sugar Grove, WV 26815, South Fork Volunteer Fire Department, POB 297, Brandywine, WV 26802, or South Fork Volunteer Rescue Squad, POB 55, Sugar Grove, WV 26815. Memories and words of comfort may be left at or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.