OBITUARY

Donna M Bowling

June 12, 1940November 1, 2018
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Donna Marie (Hurley) Bowling, age 78, of Grove City, OH went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was born June 12, 1940, in Richmond, IN, to William Hansford Hurley, Sr and Leotha Catherine (Sanders) Bowling. She leaves behind her Daughters, Jill Powell, Hamilton, Jamie McCord-Capehart (Ed), Missouri, Kim (Dan) Poor, Grove City, with whom she resided; Grandson, Alex (Victoria) McCord, Missouri; Granddaughters, Delaney Poor, Grove City, Megan Capehart, Missouri, Christina Logsdon, Hamilton, and great-grandchildren. Donna was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 52 years, James Bowling Jr., her parents, Son-In-Law Don Powell and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She graduated from Hamilton High in 1958, and attended the University of Tampa, FL. Donna worked at Flowers by Don as the Office Manager for many years before retiring and devoting her time to her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the West Side Church of Christ, Hamilton, prior to moving to Grove City. She spent many years volunteering in the community and at her granddaughters’ school. She found her greatest joy sharing the love of Christ with young children as well as participating in women's bible studies. She had a spirit for adventure, and strived to live out her dreams which included travel and spending time with her daughters. She leaves behind a legacy of a life full of light, joy, fearlessness, unconditional love, fierce loyalty, and a passion for the Word of God. Celebration of life will be held Saturday November 10, 2018 at Rose Hill Funeral Home and Burial Park, 2565 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011 from 11AM to 1PM with the funeral service starting at 1PM. Donations may be made to the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary Indian Shores, FL. in her honor.

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  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Cindy Sanders

November 9, 2018

I was heart-broken to read about Donna Marie's passing. Allen (Junior) always spoke of her with such great fondness and love. She was a treasure, a warm and welcoming woman, and I was blessed to have known her.
My deepest sympathies and prayers to the entire family.
With love,
--- Cindy Sanders

Ginni Beightler

November 6, 2018

Donna Marie was a special cousin to me. Of the main decendents of Allen & Virginia Sanders, 10 children were born over the span of 14 years. I was a member of the younger clan of grandchildren. We youn'uns hung together while the older click held their own. But, 10 years ago or so, dmb (as was her e-mail handle) & I connected after she moved to Grove City. We did lunch a few times and I grew to love this cousin that I didn't really know before then. We spent a week together a few years ago & I learned so much about my family history. i visited her as often as I could but time steals away our perception. I kept thinking, I'm going to call to see if I can visit. Then something would happen on the home front to steal away my thought process & 6 months passed. Then I read she passed & now there's a hole in my heart. I love you my sweet dmb. I'm looking forward to seeing you again & making up for lost time when we next talk. Ginni

Arthur James (Jim) Sanders

November 6, 2018

Donna Marie, as she was always known to her large and extended Sanders family was always a very special person for me. She was much like her dearly loved mother, Leotha. Both being so kind hearted and loving persons that lived full and adventurous lives. As Donna Marie's uncle of a little older age, it was always my pleasure to tote her around when she came to visit us in Indiana. She never let me forget her delight at my acting crazy when I would see her arrive. She loved telling that uncle Jim would run to her with arms outstretched, miss and end up hugging the nearest tree. So many great memories come from small and often silly doings in a large family such as ours. We will miss your smiles and laughter little niece, aka "Droopy Drawers". Uncle Jimbo

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