Annette Germaine Bowles, age 84, of Sneads Ferry, N.C. died on January
10, 2021 at Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center. Born August 9, 1936 in
Holyoke, MA. to George and Germaine Beaulieu. Married to Richard F.
Bowles in Albany, N.Y. on November 11, 1954. Annette was a loving wife,
mother and grandmother. She was also considered a mother figure for all
those who knew her. She lived life to it’s fullest, always helping others and
looking for her next adventure. She worked for Dixon High School and
later Dixon Elementary School as a Teacher Assistant. She was a life long
crafter and supporter of the community. Annette was a member of the Red
Hats Society, the New River Garden Club and a monthly Bunco group that
met at her home. She was very devoted to God and her faith.
Survived by son, Michael Bowles and his wife, Sally, and daughter,
Stephanie Grimes, grand children, Tristan Bowles, Jason Grimes and
Nathan Grimes, and brother, George Beaulieu. Predeceased by Richard F.
Bowles, Richard F. Bowles Jr. and Raymond Pierce. Services will be
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