Marcelline Fowler, 89, of Commerce passed away peacefully at her home, with family by her side, on Tuesday June 16, 2020.
She was born in Rowena, Texas on December 3, 1930, the daughter of Herman A. Hoelscher and Agatha T. Schuster Hoelscher. Marcelline married Billy Gene Fowler on June 8,1950, in San Angelo, Texas and they were married for 60 years before his passing on July 28, 2010. Mrs. Fowler retired from the Customer Service Department of GTE. Being of German descent, Marcelline loved Polka music and could shake a leg with the best of them. She also loved tending to her cows on her farm and taking in and helping raise her nephews and nieces. She was a member of the BPOE Does as well.
Survivors include a son: Bobby J. Fowler of Hughes Springs, Tx., grandchildren: Brian Fowler of Taylor, Arkansas, Amber Norris of Sulphur Springs, Tx.,Billy Fowler of Commerce, Tx., Brent Fowler of Wilcox, North Carolina, and Belyn Graves of Wake Village, Tx. Other survivors include her great-grandchildren: Maggie Fowler of Commerce, Tx., Taylor Swinson of Loveland, Colorada, Tanner Swinson of Sulphur Springs, Tx. and Reese Fowler and Cannon Fowler of Taylor, Arkansas. One sister, Ethline Moore of Yantis, Texas also survives Mrs. Fowler.
She was preceded in death by:her parents, her husband, one son, Billy Mack Fowler, brothers: Gary Hoelscher and Stanley Hoelscher and a sister JoAnn Cage.
A viewing will be held on Thursday June 18, 2020 and Friday June 19, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home at 1209 Live Oak Street in Commerce, Texas. The family will have a private committal service at a later date in Bronte, Texas.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Arrangements are under the care of the Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Commerce, Texas.