Garnet V. Allen Bower

February 26, 1927March 11, 2013

Garnet V. Bower 86 of Fortville passed away on March 11, 2013. She was born February 26, 1927 in Orlando, Florida to John and Bessie Tullis Allen. She graduated from Fortville High School in 1945 then went to work for Heches then M& M Manufacturing then retired in 1989 after 25 years from Abrasive Products. She was a member of the Fortville Christian Church, Red Hat Society, Psi Iota Xi Sorority since 1946. Garnet is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years Lewis Bower, daughters Cindy Harrison (Don), Lisa Hunt (friend Mike), step daughters Ruth Plamandon, Taffy Ergle (Bill), grandchildren Stacy Holliday, Shawna Montgomery, Adam White, Brittani Abel, Cory Horseman, step grandchildren Jodi, Janelle, David, Shawna, great grandchildren Andrew, Cassadi, Brad, Brynn and Ava. She is preceded in death by her step daughter Becky Bower. Visitation will be Thursday March 14 from 4 – 8 pm at Gravel Lawn Cemetery Chapel, 9288 W. 1025 S. Fortville, Indiana. Funeral service will be Friday March 15 at 11 am at Gravel Lawn Cemetery Chapel. Services entrusted to Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Thursday, March 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 15, 2013

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March 14, 2013

Garnet, what a fun loving person you have always been. My parents sure enjoyed your friendship and had so much fun with you and Lew. I appreciated your friendship also in Psi Otes and just around town. Bless you, and God Bless. Linda Hiday Brandes (Mccordsville, IN)

Shawna Montgomery

March 14, 2013

Grandma, You were and always will be the light of my life. I will love you forever and ever and ever!
Love Your Granddaughter, Shawna Renea XOXO

Jeri Beitman

March 12, 2013

Bless you Gar, now may you finally rest in peace. Mom and Peg have been patiently waiting your arrival to celebrate your reunion. God can keep all three of you in his arms now. Lisa and Cindy, I am very sorry for the loss of you mother, she could never have asked for any better daughters. Our thoughts and prayers to you all. Love Jeri