|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1928|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 2005|
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.
Henry Preston Wildes (1885 - 1940)
Martha McKenzy Clark Wildes (1887 - 1980)
Robert Lee Bowen (1927 - 2009)*
Julia Belle Wildes Dowling (1914 - 2006)*
Mattie Lee Wildes Harris (1919 - 2004)*
Mary Emma Wildes Mixon (1925 - 2015)*
Josephine De Lois Wildes Bowen (1928 - 2005)
Janet Venice Wildes Bellisle (1930 - 2002)*
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Dec 26, 2006
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