Christine Fowler

Christine Fowler, 100, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at her residence.

Mrs. Fowler was born July 20, 1921, in Etowah County to John and Hannah Towers. She married James K. Fowler May 5, 1943 in Etowah County. He preceded her in death.

She grew up in Gadsden and moved to Marshall County where she lived for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church Guntersville where she taught Sunday School. She attended Arab First Baptist Church for the last several years.

She graduated from Gadsden High School in 1938 and attended Gadsden Business College with a math and bookkeeping certification in 1940.

Contributions to her community over her long and full life consists of: Red Cross Gray Lady volunteer, substitute teacher, member of Guntersville Health Service for recruiting doctors, health department and well baby clinics, worked in tax assessors office, Reading Buddy at local elementary schools, was active in RSVP, worked at the information desk for Marshall Medical Center North, visited heart patients at Montclair Hospital before they went to surgery and also after surgery, and many other contributions/awards.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Dr. Bruce and Carol Fowler and Jeffrey T. and Vanessa Fowler; grandchildren and in-laws: Christopher and Jana Fowler and Teri and Brandon Thomas; great-grandchildren: Ella, Ava, Mia and Reid Fowler and Tripp and Tinley Brandon; special care givers: Nicole Hollis, Ashley Cunningham, Lee Bunch and Jennie McCormick.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Byrum Towers; and sisters: Tommie Spradlin and Dean Peagler.

The graveside service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Marshall Memorial Gardens with Christopher Fowler and Charles Shaddix officiating with Carr Funeral Home directing.

Long-time friends served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. John Boggess, Dr. Andy Finlay, Jr., Dr. Mike Carboni, Mary Sunday School Class, L.L.L. Sunday School class.

Memorials may be made to Big Oak Ranch and/or Four Friends International.

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