Barbara Jowers
Barbara Jowers
  • October 3, 1936 - September 18, 2015
  • Vinton, Louisiana

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VINTON- Barbara Jean Jowers, 78 passed away Friday, September 18, 2015.
Barbara was a lifelong resident of the Vinton area. She was best known as a strong Christian and was a charter member of Crossroads Baptist Church serving as the clerk for 41 years. She served as a founding commissioner of the Niblett's Bluff Park Board, on which she served for 31 years. This fall, Barbara would have enjoyed her 60th Vinton High class reunion and memories as a Football Sweetheart. She was a loving Mother who enjoyed being involved in her children's activities over the years. Barbara retired from the Louisiana Department of Tourism where she enjoyed greeting visitors into our state for over 20 years. She was a wonderful cook, winning many baking contests for her cakes and pies.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Chris Jowers and wife Vicki of Vinton; son-in-law, Donald Hubert; brother, Billy Carl Holstead of Houston; grandchildren, Jarrod Hubert and wife Mandy, Nicole Hamilton and Jared Reina; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Bryce and Brock Hubert; and companion, Ernest Sonnier.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Mabel Holstead; husband, Thurman Donald Jowers; and her daughter, Jeannie Hubert.
Services will be held at Crossroads Baptist Church of Vinton. Visitation will be 5 - 9pm Sunday, September 20th, and resume Monday at 8am until time of service at 10am. Rev. Rob Tibbitts will officiate. Interment will follow in Niblett's Bluff Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at