Mrs. Patricia Gail Bates Bowers, 56, of Tallapoosa passed away on November 9, 2017.

Patricia was born on May 9, 1961, in Tallapoosa, Georgia, the daughter of Sara Windom Bates and the late Winford Bates.

She was the owner of West Georgia Sports Apparel in Tallapoosa.

Survivors include her husband, Gail Bowers of Tallapoosa; mother, Sara Windom Bates of Tallapoosa; daughters, Christy and Lek Brannon of Buchanan and Crystal and Justin Holdbrooks of Tallapoosa; sisters, Debbie and Douglas Kilgore of Tallapoosa and Barbara and Carroll Gilbert of Tallapoosa; brother, Donnie Bates of Tallapoosa; grandchildren, Christopher Chandler of Buchanan, Blannie Brannon of Buchanan, Hudson Holdbrooks of Tallapoosa, and one on the way.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 10, 2017, between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of Hightower Funeral Home in Bremen with Reverend Randall Moore officiating. Lek Brannon, Justin Holdbrooks, Austin Smith, Barry Smith, Greg Bowers and Bobby Johnson will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

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