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Janis Ruth (Bowser) Fitzgerald

February 14, 1936 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Janis Ruth Bowser Fitzgerald - Gray, Tennessee

Janis Ruth Bowser Fitzgerald, 85, of Gray, Tennessee, passed away at Life Care of Gray on Friday, December 31, 2021. Janis was born on February 14, 1936, in Washington County, Tennessee to the late Robert Lee and Pearl Hamilton Bowser.   

Mrs. Fitzgerald is a native of Sulpher Springs and has lived in the Gray area for 36 years. She graduated from Sulpher Springs Highschool in 1954. She was a member of Gray United Methodist Church and a member of Lively Ladies of Gray United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and volunteering at the church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Billie Joe Fitzgerald; 1 brother, Rob Bowser; 2 sisters, Virginia Bowser Feathers and Imogene Bowser Leedy.

Those left to cherish Janis’s memory include her 3 sons, Lynn Fitzgerald, Joe Fitzgerald & wife Laura and Andy Fitzgerald & wife Erin as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Gray United Methodist Church, located in Gray, Tennessee, on Friday, January 7, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 PM.  A memorial service will follow beginning at 1:00 PM.  Pastor Aaron Atchley will be officiating the services.

There will be a graveside service held at Gray Community Cemetery, located in Gray, Tennessee, on Friday, January 7, 2022, following the funeral service.

Masks are not required, but they are preferred.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gray United Methodist Church Community Meal Fund at PO Box 8068, Gray, TN 37615 and/or the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.

The family would like to thank the staff at Brookdale in Johnson City and Life Care of Gray as well as a special thanks to the members of Gray United Methodist Church for their love, compassion, and friendship for the past 65 years.

 

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Services

Receiving of Friends
Friday
January 7, 2022

12:00 PM
Gray United Methodist Church
5913 Kingsport Hwy
Gray, TN 37615

Funeral Service
Friday
January 7, 2022

1:00 PM
Gray United Methodist Church
5913 Kingsport Hwy
Gray, TN 37615

Graveside Service
Friday
January 7, 2022

2:00 PM
Gray Community Cemetery
193 Liberty Church Road
Gray, TN 37615

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