Carlla Ava Diane Dixon-Bowers, 49, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 3, 2013.
She was born Nov. 2, 1963, in Lorain, the daughter of Ray E. and Faye Martin Dixon. She married Willard G. “Bill” Bowers on Nov. 18, 2002, and he survives.
Mrs. Bowers was a district sales manager for Murphy U.S.A. She previously was a manager at Cracker Barrel and worked at Lerner New York at the Lima Mall. Carlla began working when she was young at Cedar Point and worked through the ranks of several companies reaching the level of district manager. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Port Clinton. She enjoyed crafting and she was involved in numerous charity projects.
Surviving are her husband, Bill; parents, Ray and Faye Dixon, of Berlin Heights; her dogs, Dash, Fred and Larry; stepdaughters, Jennifer (Lance) Branum, of Sandusky, and Rochelle (Timothy) Leskovec, of Cleveland; stepgrandchildren, Allison Branum, Kelly Branum and Bailey Leskovec; sister, Pamela Doreen (Bradley) Shinn, of Findlay; brothers, David E. (Rhea) Dixon, of New London, and William W. Dixon, of Sheboygan, Wis.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her stepson Willard “Chip” Bowers.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Baptist Church, 4650 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road, Port Clinton.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton Street, Port Clinton. Interment services will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday at Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be given to Grace Baptist Church, 4650 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.