Katherine Keaton Bowlin, 86, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Autumn Care of Statesville. She was born on March 19, 1934, to the late D. Spurgeon and Sarah Leola Bustle Keaton.

She worked at Uniglass and was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church. She sang in “The Keaton Family” music group.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her late geat-great-grandson, Izaiah Coppola, four brothers and four sisters.

Mrs. Bowlin is survived by her daughter, Deborah Bowlin Ford Gibson (Larry “Benny” Gibson) of Troutman; two grandchildren, Travis Campbell (Wendy) of Sugar Hill, Ga., and Traci Campbell Prater of Mooresville, N.C.; and five great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Ayden, Seth, Ethan and Ashlyn. She is also survived by her special companion, Boo Kitty

Mrs. Bowlin will lie in Repose at Calvary Baptist Church from 12 noon until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. A funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Dermott Crabtree and Dr. Chris Haizlip officiating. Interment will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Bowlin’s memory to: Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 504 Whites Mill Road, Statesville, NC 28677.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at http://www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Bowlin and her family

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  1. Sharon Weber says:

    I am sorry to hear of Katherine’s passing. She was the epitome of the word “Lady”. When I was a member of the Humane Society, she adopted Boo Kitty from me. It was an instant bond and I returned to her home several times just to spend time with them both. My condolences to Katherine’s family.

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