Carla R. (Spear)'s Story
Carla R. (Spear) Bowden, 70, died Sunday July 30, 2017, at Beverly Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Richard P. Bowden.
She was born and raised in Beverly to Winifred J. (Ruest) Spear and the late Carlton R. Spear.
She was a lifelong Beverly and a graduate of Beverly High School.
Carla worked as a hairdresser for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by a son, Darren Lefavour and his wife, Phyllis of Beverly; two daughters, Julianne Shea and her husband, Richard of Beverly and Jamie Bowden of Gloucester; three brothers, Stephen Spear of New York, Eugene Spear of North Carolina and Dwayne Spear of Methuen; two sisters, Judith Roberts of New Hampshire and Elaine Morin of Salisbury; 10 grandchildren, Christopher, Ryan, Nicholas, Michael, Tyler, Alexandria, Daniel, Kyle, Kenny, Tarah; one great-granddaughter, Madilyn.
Her funeral service will be held at the Living Hope Church of the Nazarene, 556 Cabot St., Beverly, Friday, August 4, 2017, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial in the Central Cemetery. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on  August 2, 2017