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William Lynn Bowles
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1925
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1983
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

OTTUMWA- William Lynn Bowles, 58, Ottumwa, died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Iowa Methodist Care Center in Des Moines.
Bowles was the husband of Donna Bowles who has been a job specialist at the Job Service Office in Fairfield since 1970. The home is located at 945 S. Webster in Ottumwa.
Services for Bowles will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Albia Road Baptist Church in Ottumwa, with the Rev. Barry Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Mooresville, N.C.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Reece Funeral Home in Ottumwa. Memorials may be made to the Albia Road Baptist Church.
Bowles had been a resident of Ottumwa since 1943 when he came to the Ottumwa Naval Air Base while serving with the Navy during World War II. He had been an employee at the John Deere Ottumwa Works for a number of years prior to his retirement in 1983.

William Lynn "Rebel" Bowles was born July 21, 1925 in Alexander County, N.C. He was the son of William H. and Ruth McCurdy Bowles. He married Donna J. Zellers, June 9, 1946, in Ottumwa. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons: Lynn Edward, Shelbyville, Tenn. and Bill, Ottuwma; four grandchildren; his mother, Ruth Bowles, Mooresville, N.C.; a sister, Kay Bowles, Mooresville; four brothers, Brice, Raeford, N.C., Muriel, Guy L. and Julian all of Mooresville.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Haiti Bowles (1903 - 1964)
  Ruth McCurdy Bowles (1909 - 2000)
 
 Sibling:
  William Lynn Bowles (1925 - 1983)
  Edwin Muriel Bowles (1928 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Memorial Park
Mooresville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: 1_28_D_1
 
Maintained by: Ramona Christy Peterson
Originally Created by: Lanie
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69916511
William Lynn Bowles
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William Lynn Bowles
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William Lynn Bowles
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- Lanie
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014

- Lanie
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- Ramona Christy Peterson
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