Joan Evonne Bowers
August 8, 1936 – May 14, 2018
Joan Evonne Bowers, 81, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully May 14, 2016. She was born August 8, 1936 in Long Beach, California to her parents O.T. Wilson and Gladys Finney.
After graduation high school in 1954, Joan went on to serve honorably in the United States Marine Corps for 3 years. Following her service, Joan was a former postal worker who left a career to raise her children as a homemaker before returning to work in the casino industry.
Upon retiring in 1998, Joan chose to lead a quiet life at home. She was fiercely independent and loved reading, current events and British television. Joan spent many hours lost in the printed world and encouraged all to enjoy reading.
Joan is survived by her son Bill (Nikki), daughter Lynn (Israel), granddaughter Al, and grandsons Simon and Liam. Joan will be laid to rest privately at the Southern Nevada Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made in her memory to the wonderful people at Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas, Nevada.