Mrs. Helen Alease Bowes, wife of Golden C. Bowes Jr., of Alton passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at the age of 68.

She was born in Halifax County on Aug. 16, 1951 the daughter of the late Charles Flem Satterfield and the late Helen Alease Carter Satterfield.

Helen was a member of Alton Baptist Church and worked at Tultex for over 20 years. She loved working with flowers, cooking and helping others.

Mrs. Bowes is survived by her husband; daughter, Jenny May Sisk and husband, Donnie; son, Brett Bowes; sister, Faye Hatcher and husband, Walter; brothers, Ray Satterfield and wife, Rebecca and Raymond Satterfield and wife, Susan; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Deborah Pulliam, Patricia Humphries and Ann Reaves.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Charles Satterfield, Aubrey Satterfield and Joe Satterfield.

Graveside services were held on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Bowes family cemetery with Reverend Vance Midgett officiating. The family received friends at the home, 1028 Mt. Carmel Rd., Alton.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.