Lillie Spence Bowyer, 80, of Bedford, died Sunday, May 31, 2020. She was born in Bedford, VA on February 7, 1940 a daughter of the late William Spence and Lucille Goff Spence. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William Cathy Bowyer; and a daughter, Janet Bowyer. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Johnson; sons, William Spence, Jerry Spence; brothers, Robert Spence, Johnny Spence; sisters, Betty Powell, Barbara Ballard; eleven grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Holy Land Cemetery with Rev. Larry Ross officiating. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.