Services for Clydos “Ann” Jowers, 77, of Brownfield will be at 10am, Wednesday, March 12 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Carter, Rev. Henry Shelton and Rev. Johnny Long officiating. Burial will be in the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
There will be a family visitation at Brownfield Funeral Home from 5-8pm on Tuesday.
Ann passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at her home in Lubbock. She was born May 10, 1936 to T.H. and Rosa (Evett) Dill in Tipton, Okla. Clydos married Bobby Joe Jowers on January 13, 1954 in Brownfield. They were married for 55 years before his death in 2009. Ann was known as the first female to publicly file a tax return in the state of Texas, and was the founder and owner of Jowers Tax Service until retiring in 2010. She served on the Terry County Hospital Board for many years. She loved to garden, sew, cook and make jewelry. Her greatest joy was the love of her life, Bob, and their beautiful family. She was known to her friends as “Ann” and her family as “Granny”.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, 6 brothers (Dee, Thomas, Harrison, Rufus, Jay Van and S.M. Dill) and 5 sisters (Bertha Brock, Clara Lowe, Irene Brown, Alma Jean Yost and Christine Purser).
Ann is survived by her 3 children, Billy Joe Jowers and his wife Lydia of Brownfield, Bobby J. Jowers and his wife Jill of San Angelo and Joanna Pinkert and her husband Clyde of Lubbock; 8 grandchildren, Chris Jowers and wife Kenda, J’Bob and wife Jennifer, all of Brownfield, Bobbie Kite and husband Toby, Billy Pinkert, and Clydos Pinkert, all of Lubbock, Bronson Jowers and wife Donna, Annie Duran, and Brody Jowers, all of San Angelo; 16 great grandchildren, Makayla, Amber, Robert, Jaycee, CJ, Kenzi, Morgin, Deryk, J’Leigh, and K’lynn of Brownfield, Karson and Piper of Lubbock, and Jakob, E.J., Braden, and Bailey of San Angelo; 3 great-great grandchildren, Maddie, Charleigh, and Jace of Brownfield; a brother, G.W. Dill of Brownfield. She was expecting another great grandson, Tripp, in June, and a great grandchild in September.
Pallbearers will be Chris Jowers, Bronson Jowers, E.J. Jowers, Billy Pinkert, Toby Kite, Brody Jowers, Braden Jowers, Robert Canuteson, Morgin Jowers and Bailey Jowers.