BOWERS, SHAWN JEREMIAH CODY, age 25, of Madisonville, went home to be with the Lord, Monday evening, November 19, 2007.
He was a 2000 graduate of Loudon High School, were he lettered in football, baseball and basketball and won numerous athletic awards. He was in the top 25 of his graduating class. He was a 2005 graduate of Maryville College, where he received a Bachelors degree in history and lettered 3 years in football. He was an assistant football coach at Maryville College for the last 2 years. He was a member of South Madisonville Baptist Church and was a born- again Christian. He loved trout fishing and deer hunting.
Survivors: Parents- Robby and Tami Bowers- Madisonville;
Sisters and brothers-in-law: Casey Bowers Chaney and Blake Chaney of Loudon; Corey Bowers Keith and Eric Keith of Madisonville;
Grandparents- Lowell H., Jr. and Wanda Ridings- Maryville; Jo Ann and Roscoe Arden- Loudon;
Great-grandparents- Ella Brackett- Loudon; Leslie Baker, Sr. and Wilma Francis Ridings of Maryville;
Niece- Alexis Keith, one expected nephew;
Devoted aunts and uncles- Jimmy and Mitzi Long of Maryville; Kathey and Michael Murr of Loudon;
Devoted cousins- Jamie, Kadie and Meghan Long, Chastity Murr;
Numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Bobby V. Bowers; great-grandmother Glessie Baker; great-grandfathers Lowell H. Ridings, Sr., and Charles E. Brackett.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 at Biereley-Hale Chapel in Madisonville. The Rev. Rick Harris and Rev. Adam Cook will officiate. Interment in Sunset Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Loudon High School Athletics Dept. or Maryville College Athletics Dept.
Family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Friday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.