In loving memory of

Gaynell Patrice Bowers
April 29, 1955 - December 8, 2020

Gaynell Patrice Bowers, of Morgantown passed away early Tuesday morning, December 8, 2020 at her home after a long illness

She was born April 29, 1955 in Baltimore, MD, and was a daughter of Walter Louis and Lois Lorraine (Crawford) Phillips.

Survivors include her two children Marie Bauhaus, and Brenda Lee Curry and husband Robert all of Morgantown; five grandchildren Alten Joseph Williamson, Eithan Bauhaus, and Dalton, Robert and Cody Curry; a great-granddaughter Olivia Lynn Michelle Kinsley; her sister Wanda Sanders of Hazelton, and a brother-in-law Reginald Leroy Summers, Sr. of Bruceton Mills.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her partner, Robert Curry; three siblings Carrie Summers, Walter Phillips, Jr. and Ronald Phillips.

Gaynell was a proud and devoted homemaker who enjoyed baking and watching game shows. She loved listening to Elvis Presley's music and watching his movies, and spending time with her family - especially on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

No services are planned for Gaynell and her request for cremation has been honored by her family.

Smith Funeral & Cremation Care is privileged to care for the family.

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Landon wrote on Dec 8, 2020:

"I am really sorry about your lost Brenda but I want to say that she is in a better place I know that it will be tough but you will make it from landon"

Donna wrote on Dec 8, 2020:

"Brenda I am so sorry for your loss I will be praying for you and your family ???"