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Dianne Tinsley Bowers, 59


Passed Away: 11/07/2012

Dianne Tinsley Bowers, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 7, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.

Born December 20, 1952 to the late Dean and Louise Tinsley, she lived most of her life in Dawson County. Dianne was a graduate of Dawson County High School and earned a B.S. degree from Mississippi State University and a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Georgia. Mrs. Bowers was an electronics instructor for over 20 years and currently served as Dean of Academic Affairs at Lanier Technical College, Oakwood Campus. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for 31 years and currently attended the Dahlonega Ward. She possessed a deep love and devotion for her family, her church, travel and art. Also preceding her in death was a sister, Tilda Tinsley Tilton and a brother, Joseph B. Tinsley.

Surviving are her husband, Roy A. Bowers, Dawsonville; daughters and son in law, K. Cynthia Cox, Dawsonville, Angelia McQuade and Adam Medlin, Cumming; stepsons, Chris Bowers, Jackson, MS, Scottie Bowers, Canton; sisters and brothers in law, Linda Tinsley and Dennis Molnar, Navarre, FL, Gloria and Larry Wright, Dawsonville, Deanna Perry, Dawsonville, Deborah and Byron Lewis, Snowflake, AZ; brother and sister in law, Hubert D.,Jr. and Jannie Tinsley, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Kassidy Dianne Olson, Brittney Nicole Brown, Courtnie Marie Brown, McKylie RyAnne Olson, Tristan Cordon Olson, Jackson Dean Olson; special nephews, Derrick and Blake Bennett; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Saturday November 10, 2012 at 3 o’clock at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Dahlonega Ward. Bishop Robert Weischedel will officiate. Interment will follow in the Tinsley Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends after 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 4 until 8 at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

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