Rita Morton Bowen, 82

Published 8:24 am Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Rita Morton Bowen, age 82, of Winchester, Kentucky, wife of Ralph Bowen passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at the Clark Regional Medical Center. Born in Powell County she was the daughter of the late Melvin C. Morton and the late Elizabeth Ledford Morton. Rita was a member of the Grace Bible Church of Winchester and worked 32 years as a Medicare Billing Followup / Patient Financial Services Representative at Clark Regional Medical Center. She exhibited in her life great perseverance and was a model of feminine strength. Rita loved her family most, and always had a sweet spirit along with her great sense of humor. Along with her parents Rita is preceded in death by three brothers: Glenn Morton, Kenneth Morton and Garrett Morton. Along with her husband she is survived by one son, Timmy (Pam) Tipton of Stanton; one daughter Lisa (Greg) Adams of Clay City; four grandchildren: Martin (April) Tipton, Hannah Tipton (Josh) Parsons, Jonathan (Jodie) Adams and Brittany Adams Billings (Patrick) and five Great Grandchildren: Aubrey Tipton, Jayden Adams, Eliza Parsons, Bailee Billings and Bryson Billings. Funeral Services officiated by Bro. Lee Cruse will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Hearne Funeral Home, 125 West College Avenue, in Stanton, Kentucky. Visitation will be held on Friday at the funeral home from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Burial will take place in the Stanton Cemetery with Martin Tipton, Jonathan Adams, Greg Adams, Josh Parsons, Patrick Younts and Talmadge Smallwood serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Patty Vaske, Vanessa “Poodle” Matthews, Chris Banks, Mark Coyle and the members of the Grace Bible Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hearne Funeral Home.