Maebelle Bowles Cook, 90

Published 4:46 pm Thursday, July 23, 2015

JULY 23 — Maebelle Bowles Cook, 90, of Farmville, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Born on January 26, 1925 to Lillian Chewning Meadows and Wheeler S. Meadows, she was one of fifteen children.

She is preceded in death by her parents. She was widowed by her husband, Samuel Bowles Sr. in 1966. She was also the widow of Arlon Cook and is preceded in death by her son, Samuel (Sam) Bowles Jr.

Mrs. Cook is survived by her son, Lawrence Allen Bowles and his wife, Juanita; their daughters, Laura Reynolds (husband Mark), Loretta Mabry, and Teresa Reynolds (husband Bryan); two other grandchildren, Sam Bowles III and Margaret Bowles; seven great-granddaughters, Molly Mabry, Sara Reynolds, Juanita Reynolds, Julia Reynolds, Carrie Mabry, Hannah Reynolds and Rachel Reynolds; and her siblings, Francis Keller of California, Connie Scott of Florida, Don Meadows of North Carolina, Tommy Meadows of Maryland, and Hedy Maness of Lynchburg.

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The family will receive visitors from 2-4 pm on Sunday, July 26 at the Puckett Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held at 4 p.m. with interment at Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made to the Guthrie Memorial Chapel, 224 Mohele Road, Farmville, VA 23901 or The Hope Channel, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, MD 20904.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family.