Mary Lou Bowers Sorah, age 71, of Bristol, TN passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.  She was born March 19, 1949 in Bristol, TN, a daughter of the late William “Bill” and Edna Mary Vance Bowers, and she lived most of her life in the Bristol area. 

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Wingate; brother, William “Randy” Bowers; and brother-in-law, William “Bill” Watson. 

Surviving include her daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Kiser of South Carolina; grandsons, Riley and Nicholas Kiser; longtime companion, Sam Witcher and his family; sister, Donna Watson; brother, Ed Bowers and wife Mary Ellen; sister-in-law, Brenda Bowers; several nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces and great nephews.

Due to Covid-19, A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 3101 Browns Mill Road, Suite 6, PMB 321, Johnson City, TN 37604.

Online condolences may be registered at Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.