Obituary published Feb. 5, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger

Linda Jean White Bowers, 65 of Centralia, passed away at 9:44 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 at Knapp Hospital in Weslaco, Texas.
Linda was born June 30, 1947 to Rixie White Jr. and Norma Fern (Shaw) White. On July 5, 1964 she married John L. Bowers of Centralia, Mo. he survives.
Linda was a member of Assembly of God Church in Centralia, Mo. She loved spending the winter in Texas. She loved to crochet, read, and was teaching herself to knit. Linda loved to be around her family, especially her grand-dogs Bailey and Sophie.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Walker and husband Doug of Centralia; a sister, Pam White of Weslaco, Texas; a brother, David White and friend Marilyn of Mexico, Mo.; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, along with "adopted" family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Marc Bowers.