|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1926|
|Death: ||Nov. 24, 2008|
William "Bill" Howard Bowen, a Wardville resident, was born April 14, 1926 in Lime Stone Gap, OK to William Earnest & Sarah Ellen (Weathers) Bowen. He passed away November 24, 2008, at his home in Wardville, OK, at age 82 years, 7 months & 10 days.
William attended Limestone Gap school. He married Iona Mae Raiburn February 17, 1950 in Clovis, NM, she preceded him in death on April 14, 2005. He was a warehouse manager.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, three brothers, Robert Vernon Bowen, Donald Ray Bowen, and John Timothy Bowen, and one half sister, Noma Lee (Bowen) Winslett.
Survivors include one daughter, Marilyn Sue Bowen of Wardville, OK; one son, Bill Bowen, and wife Terri, of Flint, TX; five grandchildren, Rebecca Sue Clements, Kevin Buckley Bowen, David Jackson Clements, Wendell James Bowen, and Kristina Marie Abelli and husband, Andrew Abelli; several great-grandchildren, Christopher Gordon Clements, Erick William Clements, Anthony Bowen, Annie Bowen, Cheyenne Bowen, Gracie Bowen, and Hazel Marie Abelli; one brother, James Edward Bowen of Sunray, TX; one sister, Zena Faye (Bowen) McDonald of South Dakota; several nieces and nephews, and numerous other relatives & friends.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, 10:00 a.m. at Brown's Funeral Chapel. Interment at Addington Cemetery, at 3 p.m. in Addington, OK. Officiating is Alan D. Bratt Sr. Viewing will be Friday 6-8 p.m., Nov. 28, 2008.
Bearers will be Todd A. Evenson, Gordon R. Clements, Christopher Gordon Clements, Reed Rains, and Joseph Napolitano. Honorary bearers will be Bill Newberry, Billy Pat Lindesmith, Ralph LIndesmith, Merle Winslett, Erick William Clements, and Michael Lindesmith.
Services under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service, Coalgate, OK.
William Earnest Bowen (1887 - 1958)
Sarah Ellen Weathers Hamilton (1905 - 1996)
Iona Mae Raiburn Bowen (1930 - 2005)*
John Timothy Bowen (1923 - 2004)*
William Howard Bowen (1926 - 2008)
Robert Vernon Bowen (1928 - 1996)*
Donald Ray Bowen (1934 - 2001)*
Maintained by: Kris Abelli
Originally Created by: Debbie
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
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