Herbert David Bowers, 89, of Sedalia, Missouri, passed away on October 9, 2023, at his residence. Herbert was born on September 7, 1934, in Thayer, Missouri to Dave Jacob Bowers and Jettie Gregory Bowers. During his life he married Melba Jean Tharp on October 29, 1951, in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. They were married for 67 wonderful years. From this union two children were born; Phyllis and Regena Bowers. He was a dedicated farmer, avid fisherman, gardener and yard keeper. Herbert was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Thayer, Missouri and later became a member and attended Broadway Baptist Church of Sedalia, Missouri. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Herbert is survived by his daughter, Phyllis Golden, a granddaughter, four grandsons, great – grandchildren and many friends.
Herbert is preceded in death by his parents, Dave Jacob Bowers and Jettie Gregory, his wife, Melba Jean Tharp, a daughter, Regina Bowers, a brother, Howard Bowers and a granddaughter, Jennifer Collins.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked for all donations and memorials be made to:
Celebrate Recovery at the First Baptist Church of Thayer, Missouri. Donations can be left at the funeral home.
Or you may send donations and memorials to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Memorial Processing, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-0059
Graveside Services will be on Friday, October 13, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at the Thayer Cemetery of Thayer, Missouri.
Services in care of Carter Funeral Home Inc.,- Thayer, Missouri