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Mrs. Mildred F. Bower age 99 of Salem passed away, Sunday, January 17 at Salem Crossing.

Mrs. Bower was born June 27, 1916 in Washington County, Indiana the daughter of Benjamin and Dora Calloway Fleenor.  She was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet and had formerly worked for Charlestown Powder Plant and Bata Shoe Company.  She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and a former member of DAR, Women’s Study Club and Euchre Clubs.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband:  Roger W. Bower on January 10, 1996.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers:  Newton and Patrick Fleenor, two half- brothers:  Clare and Thomas Winslow, a sister: Geneva Day, and a grandson:  Troy Bower.

She is survived by a son:  Charles Bower (Georgia) of Columbus, Indiana, a daughter:  Judy Brown (Danny) of Salem, 5 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8PM and Thursday from 9AM-time of service.