AUSTINTOWN - Leila Mae Bowser, 95, of Austintown, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Northside Medical Center.
She was born May 1, 1918, in Niles, the daughter of Elton and Sarah Abbott.
Leila was a retired secretary from W.T. Pettit and Sons and attended Faith Baptist Church in Niles.
Survivors include two daughters, Sally Jackson of Austintown, with whom she made her home the past eight years, and Judy Heiple of Anderson, S.C.; a stepson, Richard Bowser of Ocala, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter on the way.
Leila was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel; a daughter, Marjorie Plant; and a sister and a brother.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in Green Haven Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are entrusted to Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.