In Loving Memory

Sylvia Ann (Bowen) Price

Sylvia Ann (Bowen) Price
September 21, 1938
September 25, 2019
Service Info
View Guestbook
Sign Guestbook


Sylvia Price, 81 of Brenham, passed away September 25, 2019.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 28th from 6-8 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, September 29th at 3:30 Prairie Lea Cemetery with Pastor Troy Sikes officiating.

Sylvia Ann Bowen was born in Houston on September 21, 1938 to Albert Gus and Mable Alice (King) Bowen. On March 26, 1977, she married Fred William Price in Brenham.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from Sam Houston State University and her Master of Arts from Texas Women’s University. She worked as an English instructor at Blinn College for 28 years. Sylvia was an educator who loved working with students to help them reach their full potential.

Sylvia was a lifelong learner and an avid reader who enjoyed poetry. Gardening, painting, sewing, quilting and crochet were her hobbies.

She will be remembered as someone who put family first and as a true loyal friend to many. Surviving family includes: brother-in-law Boyce Glenn Hill, nieces Hayley R. Pequeno and husband Jose and Margie Wedgeworth and husband Dana; sister-in-law Marilyn Dierking, niece Tawn Dierking, nephews Todd Dierking and wife Janie, Trent Dierking and wife Erin; cousin Barbara Ann Smith; nieces Cindy Easterling and Lisa Pearcy; numerous other nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews, and many other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Fred Price on March 16, 2013 and sister Beverly Jean Hill.

Memorials are suggested to Blinn College or Brenham’s First Baptist Church.

Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Tributes may be shared at