Velma Bowers

Published 11:26 am Saturday, February 4, 2012

Name: Velma Bowers

Velma Bowers

Age: 48

Occupation and title: Walmart produce manager

Spouse’s name: James Bowers

Children’s names and ages: LaVar Garris, 25, Diamond Bowers, 20

Church affiliation: Galilee

Pet I’d like to own: Dog named Stone

People say I look like: My mother, Edith Garris

Favorite movie of all time: “Oz”

TV show I never miss: “Criminal Minds”

The secret to happiness is: Spending time with family, children, grandchildren

I wish I knew how to: Make money

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Fried chicken, fish, cabbage

Three words that best describe me: Friendly, funny, devoted

One superpower I wish I had: Control my tongue

Book currently on my nightstand: Bible

My proudest achievement: The birth of my children

My most humbling moment: Marriage

My most recent trip: New York

My friends think I’m: Funny

I really lose my cool when: You talk about my children

Favorite pro sports team: Philadelphia Eagles

Favorite color: Brown

Best life lesson I’ve learned and who taught you: Mother said, “Do what I say”

Best decision I’ve made in life: Buy a house

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Feed America

What gives me the blues: Thinking of my parents

Best childhood memory: Playing cornfield