Patricia Ann “Trish” Bowles Wilson, 79, died March 25, 2021 surrounded by her family. Trish was born April 28, 1941 in LaGrange Georgia. She is preceded in death by her enfant daughter Mary Helen Wilson. Also preceded by her father Jerry W. Bowles, her mother Mary Clower Bowles Strott and her stepfather Charles J Strott. Trish is survived by her daughter Tracy Elizabeth Wilson Tucker, Tracy’s husband Mathew Tucker, Superior, CO. Sister Lynda Bowles Strickler, husband Ronald Strickler , Aunt Sophie Powers, Baldwin, GA., nephews Michael Strickler, wife Joanne, Patrick Strickler and niece Patricia Michelle Strickler Dinglasan, husband Rhoel. Loved as Big Aunt Trish by David, Daniel(Savannah), James(Ylah), Stephen and Goddaughter Erin. Aunt Grand by Ava Luisa, Holden, Skyla and Benny.
Trish graduated from Boone High School in 1959 Nicknamed “Peanut” she received the School Spirit Award. Attended Orlando Junior College and Belhaven College, Jackson Mississippi. Trish also attended Drama School in Greenwich Village , New York. While living in Atlanta , GA she was active in Theatre Atlanta. Trish then married and moved to California. She returned to Orlando from California in 1977 as a single parent. She accepted a position in the First Presbyterian Church Week Day School. Soon the position as Membership Coordinator for the Church was available. The church understood that her daughter, Tracy, was her first priority in those early years. Trish remained loyal to the congregation for forty plus years. Trish left this world while walking home from work. God smiled, picked her up and welcomed her in Heaven as a much needed Membership Coordinator.
Trish was loving, funny, energetic, loyal and always smiling. She had a host of friends she loved so much. well known or her “happy feet” she entered many Lady Track Shack 5K Charity Races and a Half Marathon in 2001. Though she stood only 4 feet 10 inches she would Medal in her age group. Trish was a breast cancer survivor. She was a winner.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation, 112 Annie Street, Orlando FL, 32806 or the charity of your choice.
The Memorial Service will be held, April 28, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. for family Members and Church Staff only.
The service will be livestreamed for all who want to join the celebration of her life.
Please go to fpco.org/funeral on April 28,2021 at 2:00 P.M.