Viola Aileen Bowlin


Viola Aileen Bowlin

Viola Aileen Byrd Bowlin, age 86, widow of the late John Leslie Bowlin, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, KY. Viola was born October 5, 1932 in Berea, KY to the late Hugh and Cora Byrd.

She was a homemaker, loved Nascar, Basketball, and was of the Christian Faith.

Other than her husband and parents Viola was preceded in death by five brothers, Wallace Byrd, Charles Byrd, Hugh Byrd, Jr., Buram Byrd, Cecil Byrd, four sisters, Norine Byrd Golonski, Hazel Byrd Osborne, Ada Byrd Lunsford, and Bertha Lee Byrd Kidwell.

She is survived by three children, Rick Bowlin and his wife Vickie of Berea, KY., John Bowlin, Jr. and his wife Michelle of Irvine, KY., Sandra Martin and her husband Anthony of Richmond, KY., four grandchildren, Dallas Austin Bowlin, Gabby Bowlin, Heather Rae Bowlin, Niel Martin, one sister, Lois Philbeck and sister-in-law, Marie Byrd.

Funeral Services will be 1:00PM Friday May 17, 2019 at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Pastor Salley Tussey Malloy officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Visitation is 11:00AM until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be John Bowlin, Jr., Dallas Bowlin, Anthony Martin, Niel Martin, and Rick Bowlin.

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