Mary Ann Bowers

March 7, 1945 - March 10, 2021
Mary Ann Bowers


Ms. Mary Ann Bowers, of Wilmington, NC, was born on Wednesday, March 7, 1945 to the late Bryan and Mary Ensley, in Arapahoe, NC, and entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, in Wilmington, NC, surrounded by her loving family.

Ms. Bowers loved her family, and adored her beloved grandchildren, she will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Ms. Bowers leaves behind to cherish her memories two daughters: Becky Nemargut (Michael), of Wilmington; Gena Schroeder (Eric), of Wilmington; one brother: Steven Ensley (Sue), of Hampstead; one sister: Debra Louis, of Wilmington; three grandchildren: Tiffany, Jessica, Jonathan; along with a host of relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be conducted on 2:00PM Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

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  • March 12, 2021
    Jennifer Bradshaw lit a candle:
    Lit since March 12, 2021 at 3:06:49 PM

  • March 13, 2021
    Sarah Busby says:
    Mary Ann was my sister-in-laws mother. I always remember talking with her at birthday's and holidays. She always was so sweet, and always had a smile on her face. Our condolences to her daughter Becky and her husband Mike, along with her grandchildren Jessica and Jonathan. To her other daughter Gena, granddaughter Tiffany, and my brother Eric Schroeder who is Gena’s husband. May she finally be at comfort and peace.. Love Sarah, Chris, and Tyler Busby

  • March 13, 2021
    Billie Botts says:
    Mary Ann became my friend when we worked at Woodbury & Co. She was always smiling and pleasant to be around. We kept in touch and I spoke to her just a few weeks ago. My prayers are with you Becky, Gena and all those precious grandchildren she loved so much. She will be missed.

  • March 14, 2021
    Ruth Bateman Kinlaw lit a candle:
    Lit since March 14, 2021 at 3:28:30 AM

  • March 14, 2021
    Janice Marie Bateman Easterling says:
    Sending my love and condolences to Debra and Steven. I am so lucky to have a few wonderful memories when Maryann and I would stay with our grandmother Simpson in Arapahoe. Maryann was just like her mother, my Aunt Mary, sweet, loving and kindhearted. Rest in Peace sweet lady. May God be with the Ensley family during this heart breaking time.