Billy Lee Bowery, age 93, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center.  He was born March 18, 1927, a son of the late Robert and Florence Richards Bowery, and he was a lifelong resident of Bristol.  He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, and was a retired foreman for the Flowers Bakery.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Vearl Wheeler Bowery; sisters, Margaret Harr and Alice Booher; and brother, Jack Bowery.  Surviving include his daughters, Vickie Barnes and husband John, Brenda Phelps and husband Benjy; son, Anthony Bowery and wife Connie; grandchildren, Heather Hundley and Brandon Barnes; three great grandchildren; sisters, Yvonne Royston and Helen Houston; brother, Bobby Joe Bowery.

A graveside service will be held 2pm, Friday, September 11, 2020 in Glenwood Cemetery with Pastor Scott Price officiating with military honors conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard.