Obituary for Betty Jo Murphy Stowers

Betty Jo Murphy Stowers, age 83 of Pulaski passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Pulaski.

Born May 8, 1934 in Pulaski she was the daughter of the late Raymond & Laura Sheppard Murphy.

Her husband, Albert Walter Stowers also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her


Albert Stowers & wife, Sandy – Mt. Airy, NC

Jeff Stowers & wife, Margaret – Beulah, NC

Jennifer Cole & husband, Mark – Pulaski

Karen Cole & husband, Brian – Pulaski


Tyler, Kacey, Mark, Jr., Kristen, Jeremy Jessica, Jason, Jeffrey, Ashley, Michael and Michelle

Sister- Mary Chrisley-Pulaski


Lewis Murphy & wife, Joyce – Draper

Cecil Murphy & wife, Barbara – Draper

Bobby Murphy & wife, Sue – Dublin

Per Betty’s request, there will be no visitation or services. The family will be meeting at the homeplace.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.