Re Ettia Bowlin, age 77, of LaFollette entered her heavenly home on Monday, July 9, 2018.  She was a Christian of the Church of God faith.  Re Ettia loved her children, collecting antiques, traveling and showcasing her treasures.

Preceded in death by father, Ernest Riggs & Mother, Mary Spitzer; grandmother, Nora Woods; sisters, Eunice Shuttleworth, Helen Wells, Pat Riggs; brother, Glen Riggs


Husband:  Virgil Bowlin

Children:  Daughters, Teresa Housley & husband Grover

Nora Cis’ Robbins & husband Larry

Sandra Bowlin

Son, Mike Bowlin & wife Ida

Grandchildren:  Cheyenne Housley Fustos, Travis Robbins, Derik Bowlin,

Duran Bowlin, Jordan Allen, Koby Bowlin, Westin Brown, Karley Bowlin

Great Grandchildren: Layton and Slade Fustos, Alarik & August Bowlin, Ethan &

Madi Bowlin, Karlie Allen, Easton, Kolton, & Paxton Bowlin, Roman Brown

Sisters:  Alta Ayers, Melissa Riggs

Brothers:  Cliff Riggs, Ron Riggs, Darrell Riggs

Several nieces, nephews and beloved friends

Best friend: Christy Bolton and her beloved poodle Peta

Special caregiver: Sheila Walden

Services 8 PM Thursday at Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Ron Bruce, Rev. Wade Walls, & Rev. Billy Smith officiating

Interment 1 PM Friday Powell Valley Cemetery

Family will receive friends 6 PM to 8 PM Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home