Mr. Alva Ray Jowers, age 74, of Effie, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in his home. Funeral services for Mr. Jowers will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Gallagher Funeral Home in Ball, Louisiana. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in, Calhoun, Louisiana under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home. Visitation for Mr. Jowers will be on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. time of service.
Mr. Jowers was a loving husband, father, step-father, and grandfather. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was also a Narcotic’s Agent for the Department of Public safety. He will forever be missed by those that loved and knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton Jowers and Esther Donald Jowers; and granddaughter, Shelby Lynn Like.
Survivors include wife of 31 years, Paula Ann Jowers; son, Donald Ray Jowers of Beaumont, TX; daughters, Susan Bryant (Bradley) of Pineville, Wendy Gretzinger (Brian) of Indianapolis, and Stacey Like (Mac) of Rittman, OH; sister, Francine Clark (Ronnie) of Little Rock, AR; 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Jowers family by visiting www.gallagherfh.com.