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Josephine De Lois Wildes Bowen
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1928
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 2005
Saint Marys
Camden County
Georgia, USA

Mrs. Josephine De Lois Wildes Bowen age 77 of Blackshear died Monday afternoon at the S.E. Georgia Health Systems "Camden Campus" in St. Mary's after an extended illness.

She was a native of Pierce County and had lived most of her life here as well.

She was preceded in death by her parents Henry Preston Wildes and Martha Clark Wildes, a brother Clarence E. Wildes and 4 sisters Allie Mae Martin, Margaret Hust, Jeanette Bellisle and Mattie Harris.

Mrs. Bowen was a member of Southgate Baptist Church. She was formerly employed with Gilman in St. Mary's at the Craft Bag Mill and was also a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband Robert L. Bowen, Jr. of Blackshear, a daughter Marrisia Bowen of St. Mary's, a son Robert Daniel Bowen wife Laura of Roswell, Ga., 2 grandchildren Bob Bowen of Colorado and Katie Bowen of Nebraska, 2 sisters Julia Belle Dowling of Callahan, Fl., and Mary Mixon husband Cecil of Waycross, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held 11AM Thursday at Southgate Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Waters Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 7 until 9pm at the funeral home.

The family request that the McDonalds Coffee Club serve as honorary pallbearers and are asked to be at the church by 10:40am. 
 
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 Parents:
  H Preston Wildes (1885 - 1940)
  Martha Wildes (1887 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Lee Bowen (1927 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mattie Lee Wildes Harris (1919 - 2004)*
  Josephine De Lois Wildes Bowen (1928 - 2005)
  Janet Venice Wildes Bellisle (1930 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waters Cemetery
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Dec 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17164971
Josephine De Lois <i>Wildes</i> Bowen
Added by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
 
Josephine De Lois <i>Wildes</i> Bowen
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