Carl and Norma Bowers were married on Feb. 12, 1966, at Bible Baptist Church in Duncan. They have three sons, Michael Bowers and his wife, Crystal, of Carnegie, Oklahoma, Jon and his wife, Jana, of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Kevin and his wife, Nicole, of Duncan, Oklahoma. They have 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Carl worked for The Duncan Banner for 41 years before retiring in 2000. Norma worked for some time at the ASCS office in Duncan before becoming a homemaker to take care of their three boys. The couple lives in Duncan where they work in the nursery of New Hope Baptist Church.