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Charles Donovan Bowers
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1914
Harper County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2005
Woodward County
Oklahoma, USA

Only child of Paul Jonas & Delpha Merle (Turner) Bowers. Charles' mother, Delpha, died 10 days after his birth. Charles' father, Paul, later married Iva Nichols & to this marriage was born Charles' half-sisters/brothers: Merle Agnes (Wolf), Jack Leon, Marjorie May (Henderson), Anna Belle (Cartmill) & Ruby Iva (Newby).

Charles graduated from Rosston High School & later married his high school sweetheart, Mable Hickman; to this marriage was born Delores Jean, Judith Joan, Donovan Paul "Bud", Iva Lou, Betty Sue, Frances Charles "Charlene", Charles Donovan, Jr., Jackie Lee & Denise Lynette.

Charles & Mable raised their children on the family farm about 10 miles south-southwest of Gate, OK. Charles retired from the Beaver County District #1 in Gate, OK where he served as a road grader operator, mechanic & foreman.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother, Delpha, his father, Paul, his stepmother Iva, his son, Charles Donovan, Jr., his sister, Merle, his brother Jack, his son in-law Cleve Currier & his brothers-in law Clifford Henry "Pud" Wolf, John Cartmill & Edgar Newby.

Charles was proud of his family. He was a good man. 
Family links: 
  Paul Jonas Bowers (1886 - 1970)
  Delpha Merle Turner Bowers (1891 - 1914)
  Mabel Ann Hickman Bowers (1917 - 2008)
  Charles Donovan Bowers (1914 - 2005)
  Merle Agnes Bowers Wolf (1917 - 1981)**
  Jack Leon Bowers (1919 - 2001)**
  Anna Belle Bowers Cartmill (1925 - 2008)**
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Harper County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Jim Seeger-Newby
Record added: Jan 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10384621
Charles Donovan Bowers
Added by: Jim Seeger-Newby
Charles Donovan Bowers
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- shirley tauer
 Added: May. 24, 2008
Love to you always, Marge
- Marge Henderson
 Added: May. 11, 2008

- Jim Seeger-Newby
 Added: Jan. 27, 2005

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