The Kokomo Tribune
Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen L.
Bowles, 24, Shelbyville, R.R.2, who was a
student at the Wright Beauty College here, were conducted at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday in the Carmony Funeral Home at Shelbyville with the Rev. Jack Jones
officiating. Burial was in the Forest Hill Cemetery there. Mrs. Bowles was
killed Tuesday at 5:40 a.m. during a four-car accident on Ind. 74 north of
Shelbyville. Born Sept 23, 1943, in Grundy, Va., she was the daughter of
Burton C. and Laura (Rife) Matney. Mrs. Bowles had been a student at the
Wright Beauty College here since Aug. 1, 1967 and had also been employed as
a waitress at the American Legion Home here. Among the survivors are two
children, Timothy and Stephany, both at home; the parents, with whom she
lived; four brothers, R. C. Matney, Shelbyville R.R.4, and
Roger, James and Terry Matney all of Shelbyville R.R. 2; three sisters,
Mrs. Erma Parker and Mrs. Susan Napier, both of Shelbyville R.R. 4, and
Mrs. Opal Nash, Shelbyville R.R.2, and the grandparents, Jerry
Matney, Grundy, Va., and Mrs.
Polly Matney, Shelbyville, R.R.2.
November 9, 1967
MRS. ELLEN BOWLES
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin