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Walter Murrah Bowen
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1902
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1967
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA

Son of David Jane Bowen and Lizzie Eva (Murrah)

Brother of Lizzie Annie, Kittie Mae, Mary Ella, Millie Creola, Ora Marie, Charles Leonard, Glen Arvin, and Louis Jane.

Husband of Mary Weatherford.


Funeral services for Walter M. Bowen, N. Columbia Avenue, were conducted at the Lyon Funeral Home Chapel Monday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m. Mr. Bowen died at the Rosary Hospital Saturday, March 4, 1967 at 1:30 a.m. after suffering a heart attack. Services were in charge of Rev. Paul Bohrer and burial was in Brookside Cemetery. Mr. Bowen, 64, operated a garage here for many years. He was a member of the Fire Department and helped organize the Taylor County Fire Department. He operated a City School Bus for several years and was also custodian of the Christian Church for some time. He was a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church where he served as a deacon. Born in Adair County, he was the son of Eva Murrah and David J. Bowen, both deceased. He was married to Mary Vivian Weatherford, November 19, 1922. She preceded him in death in June of 1962. Survivors include three children, Mrs. Arlene (F.E.) Corbin, Route 4; Miss Katherine Bowen, City; and William Max Bowen, Louisville; three grandchildren; two brothers, Arvin Bowen, Big Biear City, California; and C. L. Bowen, Route 4; six sisters, Mrs. Finis Bault, Marseilles, Ill.; Mrs. Welby Allen, Knightstown, Ind.; Mrs. Willard Humphress, Louisville; Mrs. Marie (Malcolm) Cox, Mrs. Mae (Leonard) Hunt, and Mrs. Lois Mills, all of Campbellsville. Active pallbearers were the men of the Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers were Deacons from the Christian Church. ~The News-Journal, Thursday, March 9, 1967

Kentucky Death Records Index, rootsweb
BOWEN, WALTER M; age 64; death place TAYLOR; residence TAYLOR; death date 04 Mar 1967; Volume 014, Certificate 06805

Taylor County, Kentucky Cemeteries, p. 86
Walter Bowen
1902 - 1967
Brookside Cemetery, Section G



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 Parents:
  David Jane Bowen (1869 - 1953)
  Lizzie Eva Murrah Bowen (1879 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Vivian Weatherford Bowen (1901 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Frances Arlene Bowen Corbin (1923 - 2003)*
  Catherine Bowen (1926 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Annie Bowen Bault (1898 - 1968)*
  Kittie Mae Bowen Hunt (1900 - 1991)*
  Walter Murrah Bowen (1902 - 1967)
  Millie Creola Bowen Allen (1911 - 1998)*
  Ora Marie Bowen Cox (1914 - 1998)*
  Charles Leonard Bowen (1916 - 1976)*
  Lois Bowen Mills (1926 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brookside Cemetery
Campbellsville
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section G
 
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Oct 01, 2004
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- Lone Wolf
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- Sherry
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
Sorry I couldn't find him, but glad someone managed to ;)Found 21 May 2009
- Tia
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