Addison Leigh Bower, 4, gained her angel wings on Friday, January 18, 2013 at her home surrounded by loving family and friends.
She was born September 21, 2008 in Fishersville, daughter of Brett Bower and Amanda Ross.
Addy loved unconditionally and inspired anyone lucky enough to be touched by her never-ending strength and contagious smile. Addison enjoyed rocking with her mommy, taking walks, swinging, cotton candy, ice cream, being in the water, singing, and Minnie Mouse.
In addition to her parents she is survived by siblings Payton and Bryce; Austin and BJ Purvis; maternal grandparents Ernest Ross and Cindy Carpenter; paternal grandparents Denise Brooks and Trent and Melissa Bower; Memaw and Pawpaw Jack and Vicki; maternal great-grandparents Bill and Janette Gordon; aunts, Jennifer, Mariah, and Kayla; uncles, Jadey and Derek; cousins, Isaiah and Logan.
Special thanks to Addison's nurse, Tammy Collins, Hospice of the Shenandoah, UVA Children's Hospital, and all her loving friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Cornerstone Church of Augusta by Pastor Ronnie Harris. Burial will follow at Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Harris, Ceasar and Josh Wheeler, David Cook, Jordan Purvis, and Hunter Wade. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at McDow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939, or to help defray funeral expenses, c/o DuPont Community Credit Union.