Amanda M. Bower-Wilkes

MASURY — Amanda Mae Bower-Wilkes, 42, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with liver and kidney failure.

Amanda was born Nov. 13, 1974, in Warren, to Thomas O. and Kathleen Bailey Edwards.

She was a 1992 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, where she excelled on the swim team, lettering all four years of school. She attended Youngstown State University. Amanda loved to paint arts and crafts; she also enjoyed reading. Amanda was a member of Central Christian Church.

Amanda was preceded in death by her first husband, Christopher Bower.

Amanda is survived by her parents of Ellicottville, N.Y.; her husband, Robert Wilkes; her beloved son, Jacob Bower of Masury; and her sister, Natalie (Gary) Pritchard and her nephews, Derek and Tyler, all of Charlotte, N.C. She also leaves her loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service celebrating Amanda’s life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Central Christian Church, 2051 E. Market St. in Warren, with Pastor Marc Runyon, officiant.

Memorial donations may be made to Central Christian Church Youth Fund.

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