Debra Diane Bowen Perkins, 61, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, August 01, 2020, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care.
A native of McDowell County, Debra was born on September 09, 1958 to the late William Carson Bowen and Gladys Mashburn Bowen.
She worked as a metal cutter for Air Preheater. Known to be a very artistic lady, Debra loved sewing and embroidery. She was also a talented cake decorator. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them, especially her precious grandchildren. She is finally at peace following a lengthy illness.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Bowen and Benny Bowen, as well as a grandson, Samuel Cook.
Those left to cherish her memory are four children, Kevin Ledford, Dawn Cook (Gary), Joshua Perkins (Della), and Cody Perkins; seven grandchildren, Kelsey, Haley, Charity, Hannah, Jennie, Alexis, and Kaylynn; two siblings, Nancy Parker (Robert) and Scotty Bowen (Debbie); and a special friend, Nelson Last.
A memorial service will be held at Beam Funeral Service in Marion on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 at 12:00 noon with Reverend Dennis Autrey officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 to 12:00, prior to the service.
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