Donna (Potter) BowdenOctober 11, 2017
After a prolonged battle with cancer, Donna Potter Bowden passed away 10/11/2017 at the home of her sister in Houston, Texas. Donna was born in Crestview, Fl., in 1959 to her parents Hollis Potter and Betty Smelley Potter. She was a lifelong resident of Crestview and was currently employed by Tom Thumb Stores.
Donna was preceded in death by her infant son, Hollis Jay Bowden, her father, Hollis Potter, her mother, Betty James and infant grandson, Christian Long. She is survived by her daughter, Kristal Bowden, Two grandchildren, Kira and Savanna, one sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Don Fennell and her Step-father, Roger James. Donna also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Donna loved to fish and could be found fishing on Lake Seminole with friends every chance she got. Her pride and joy were her grandchildren and she spent countless hours with them. Her presence in their lives will be greatly missed.
Donna’s wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home at 12:00pm with the visitation from 11:00am-12:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas or to a charity of your choice in memory of Donna. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of MD Anderson and Hospice who cared so lovingly for Donna during her illness.
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com