Obituary for Carla R. Bowden
Beverly- Carla R. (Spear) Bowden, age 70 died Sunday July 30, 2017 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by her family. Wife of the late Richard P. Bowden. She was born and raised in Beverly to Winifred J. (Ruest) Spear and the late Carlton R. Spear.
She was a lifelong Beverly and a graduate of Beverly High School.
Carla worked as a hairdresser for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by a son Darren Lefavour and his wife Phyllis of Beverly; two daughters, Julianne Shea and her husband Richard of Beverly and Jamie Bowden of Gloucester; three brothers Stephen Spear of NY, Eugene Spear of NC and Dwayne Spear of Methuen; two sisters, Judith Roberts of NH and Elaine Morin of Salisbury; ten grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan, Nicholas, Michael, Tyler, Alexandria, Daniel, Kyle, Kenny, Tarah; one great granddaughter Madilyn.
Her funeral service will be held at the Living Hope Church of the Nazarene, 556 Cabot Street, Beverly, Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial in the Central Cemetery. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com .