BOWLES, Cathy Hill

Cathy Ann Hill Bowles, 39 of Narrows, passed away Tuesday, May 12th, 2015.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born on September 25th, 1975, and was the daughter of Linda and Dwight Ingo, and James and Jeannie Hill.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence and Louise Palmer; and a father-in-law Gary (Poodle) Bowles.

Cathy was loving wife and mother with a heart as big as the world, opening her home to people and animals in need, and loved to watch television with her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her parents; her husband of 21 years, Robert Edward (Eddie) Bowles; three daughters, Rachel Nicole Bowles, Jordan Renae Bowles, and Keeli Paige Bowles, all of the home; three sisters, Shannon and Eddie Whitaker of Pulaski, Lisa and Travis Byers of Narrows, Jessica Farmer of Peterstown; three step-siblings Dena and Terry Sayers of Ivanhoe, Marsha Ingo of Austinville, Christopher and Tammy Ingo of Woodlawn; a mother-in-law, Helen Bowles of Narrows; and a sister-in-law, Debbie and Anthony Hedrick of Narrows; three nephews, Jason and Ryan Whitaker, and Timothy Hedrick; two nieces, Barbara Whitaker and Grace Hedrick; and many special friends, including two very special friends, Diane Evans and Tanya Mullins.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows with Rev. Amy Bartee officiating. Burial will follow in the Burton Cemetery in the Wolf Creek community near Narrows.  The family will receive friends at Riffe’s Funeral Service Friday from 6 to 8 PM.  The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider either the Giles Autism Focus Group c/o Macy McClaughtery Elementary/Middle School, 1001 Henson Avenue, Pearisburg, VA 24134, to the attention of Cathy Webb, or Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia; 2224 South Jefferson Street; Roanoke, Virginia 24014.

The family is being served by Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at