Pastor Iris Pope Fowler

November 21, 1931 - February 13, 2019
Pastor Iris Pope Fowler

Pastor Iris Pope Fowler age 87 of Wilmington passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

She was born on November 21, 1931, to Leonidas and Lela Pope.

Pastor Iris was the widow of Dr. George W. Fowler, Sr and was the Pastor at Federal Point Pentecostal Church. She was loved and respected by her many friends and church members and her family. She was truly a servant of God always preaching, teaching and witnessing. Pastor Iris always had a smile and good word for all that she met.

Pastor Iris is survived by her children, Steve W. Williams (Marsha), Michael W. Williams (Ruth), George W. Fowler, Jr. (JoAnn), Pam Lewis (Buddy), Linda Brown (Roy), and Cheri Bundy (Wayne). Grandchildren, Cathy Wells (Marvin), Carol Culler (Phillip), Mac Lewis, Steven Williams (Shelby), Alex G. Williams, Jamie Fowler, Tony Fowler, Julie Williams (Sascha), Christina Tyner (Shane), Teresa Hunt, Rebecca Huseman, Scott Cottle, Jeff Wood, Jonathan Wood, Shane Blackburn, Daniel Bundy, Amanda Bundy, Joshua Bundy, and Katie Smith (Jared); 19 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Harry Pope (Inez) and sister, Carolyn Ward. She was preceded in death by two children, Kenneth G. Williams, and Patricia Spivey.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 8 Friday, February 15, 2019, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be 11 am Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Federal Point Pentecostal Church officiated by Pastor John Butler, Sr., Pastor Edna Cavanaugh, and Rev. Judy Powell. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Steven Williams, Alex Williams, Mac Lewis, Jamie Fowler, David Ward, Donnie Ward.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.

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    Janice Horrell says:
    Such a beautiful and precious lady. So glad I could call her my friend for so many years. She will be missed. Loved to see her smile whenever we were at the church singing. She was so faithful to the Lords work.

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