Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Oct. 6, 2007|
Betty Gene Campbell Bowden of Hammond died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at her residence. She was 82, born in Los Angeles, and raised in Vinton. She was a graduate of LSU in Baton Rouge, where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Hammond. She was also a member of several clubs and organizations, including the Hammond Garden Club, Needlepoint Club and Book Club.
Survivors include her daughters, Jan Bowden Haydel and her husband, Camile "Butch" Haydel, and Billie Jean Bowden Haas and her husband, Hill, of Westport, Tenn; son, James Campbell Bowden and his wife, Janet Cutrer Bowden, of San Antonio; brother, William Russell Campbell and his wife, Charlotte, of New Braunfels, Texas; eight grandchildren, Sean Gaskin, Houston, Libby Haydel, Baton Rouge, Briana Bowden, San Antonio, Amy Gaskin, Beijing, China, Jay Bowden, San Antonio, Laura Gaskin, Birmingham, Ala., Anna Gaskin, Boca Raton, Fla., and Michael Gaskin, Westport; and niece, Carla Ann Campbell Heverly, Houston.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lucille Goode Campbell and Claude Russell Campbell, who were of Beaumont; husband, Bill Walker Bowden, who was of Hammond; and an infant daughter, Marianne Bowden.
Friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, until service in the chapel conducted by Tom Higgenbotham, pastor.
Entombment in Greenlawn Mausoleum, Hammond.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 110 Veterans Blvd., Suite 160, Metairie, LA 70005. Condolences can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line: Bowden.
Published in The Advocate on 10/9/2007.
Billy Walker Bowden (1927 - 2005)*
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
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