Bertha “Bert” Ann Sidden Bowman, age 63, of North Wilkesboro, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 21, 2020.

Bert was born February 5, 1957 in Wilkes County to Chester and Mary Ann Stamper Sidden. She was a loving wife, wonderful mother and grandmother. She always had a smile on her face and never knew a stranger. Bert was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. Bert loved to do craft work; loved Greenstreet Mountain; quilting and spending time with her family and loved ones. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Bill Sidden, Jerry Sidden and Kenneth Henry Sidden.

Bert is survived by her husband, who was the love of her life, Earl Bowman; sons, Clint Johnson and spouse Kelly of North Wilkesboro, Eric Bowman of McGrady; grandchildren, Bryan Johnson of North Wilkesboro, Seth Johnson of Wilkesboro, Terry Bowman of McGrady, Dylan Johnson and Tiera Johnson both of North Wilkesboro, Haleigh Bowman of McGrady and Chase Johnson of North Wilkesboro; brothers, Bob Sidden and spouse Nancy of China Grove, Dan Sidden and spouse Pam of Mississippi, Tom Sidden and spouse Shirley, North Wilkesboro, Chris Sidden and spouse Julie of Sparta; and sisters, Carol Lambert and spouse Mackie, Cathy Sidden, Mary Lois “Sissy” Sidden all of North Wilkesboro.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children Cancer Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis TN 38105. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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