Andrea Nanette Bower


Andrea Nanette Bower, 57, is now dancing and singing with Jesus. After a long struggle with dementia, on June 30, 2019, she became free from all pain and is walking on streets of gold with her Savior, Jesus Christ.
Andy was born June 9, 1962, in Beckley, WV, with a condition known as Down Syndrome. Nevertheless, she was always a happy, funny, talented girl - truly EXTRAordinary. She was blessed with family, church members, and friends who loved and supported her.
Andy left behind many people who will forever cherish and miss her. Among them are Pamela Bailey of Mullens, WV, who was her sister and surrogate mother; her brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Ray Bower, of Herndon Heights, WV; her sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Larry Holbrook, of Bulls Gap, TN; her sister, Ruby Pennington, of High Point, NC; a special niece-sister, Whitney, and her husband, Tim Estes, of Mullens, WV; and numerous adoring nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her father, James Bower Jr., and her mother, Clara Crooks.
A celebration of life will be held 6:00 P.M. Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Mullens Church of God Family Worship Center, Mullens with John Morgan officiating.
Friends may call from 4:00 P.M. until time of service Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Down Syndrome Network of West Virginia at or the West Virginia Alzheimer's Association at
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at
The family of Andy Bower is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
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Published on July 5, 2019
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Lisa (Rose)Goode
Jul 06, 2019
My Deepest Sympathy to Family and Friends. I remember her as always happy smiling and full of life. RIP Andy💖