Gladys J. Bowser


Gladys Jane Bowser, 88, of Payson, died March 23, 2004. She was born Sept. 13, 1915 in Oak Ridge, Pa.

Mrs. Bowser was a beautician who retired in 1974. She lived in Fountain Hills for 17 years, and lived in Payson for the last six years.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Harry Bowser of Payson; son, Dennis R. Bowser of Payson; grandchildren, Mark Bowser of Mesa, Tawney (Bowser) Tumulty of Goodyear, Stephen Bowser and Heidi (Bowser) Anderson, both of Scottsdale; and great-grandchild, Ashley Bowser of Mesa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Pansey Shaffer; and brothers, Leo, Gerald and John Shaffer.

There will be a visitation at 10 a.m. Friday, March 26 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 200 E. Tyler Parkway, with the funeral service following at 11:15 a.m.

Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23039 N. Cave Creek Road in Phoenix.

Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541.

Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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