CHRISTOPHER – Elizabeth May Bowling, 79, of Christopher, IL, passed away October 4, 2013 at Herrin Hospital.
Elizabeth was born on May 7, 1934 in Mulkeytown, IL to Otto Ensigner and Ollie (Webb) Ensinger.
She married Darrell Bowling and he preceded her in death on July 23, 1990. Elizabeth was a homemaker and a member of South Side Baptist Church in Christopher.
She is survived by a daughter, Sandra Wilder and husband Don, of Petersburg, IN. Also surviving are grandchildren, Shawn Williams, of Carbondale and Shelly Powell and husband Jay, of Petersburg, IN; great-grandchildren Cole Powell, Conner Powell, Kinzie Powell and Jacob Bowling. She is also survived by a brother, Claude Ensigner, Dixon, IL.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, a son Randy Bowling, three brothers, Phillip Ensinger, Harvey Ensinger and John Ensinger and two sisters, Mary Rose and Lena Ensinger.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher with Brother John Overturf officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to the time of the service at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Mulkeytown Cemetery, in Mulkeytown, IL.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to South Side Baptist Church in Christopher and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Gilbert Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. For more information go to gilbertfuneralhomes.com.