Jan. 1, 1957 - Sept. 15, 2013
GOSHEN — Carolyn Bowens Perea, 56, died in her home Sunday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2013. She had been ill the past year.
She was born Jan. 1, 1957, in Clintwood, Va., to Earl and Martha (Vanover) Bowens.
She married Rene Perea in 2005 in Goshen.
He survives along with a daughter, Linda (Roberto) Garcia of Goshen; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and 10 brothers and sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.
A lifetime Goshen resident, Carolyn worked as a clerk at the Salvation Army in Goshen. She enjoyed garage-saleing, dancing and spending time with her family.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, where a 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, funeral service will be conducted. Pastor Mel and Mrs. Edna Shetler will officiate. Cremation will follow the service and burial will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o of Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, to help with funeral expenses.