Charles Donovan Bowers

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Charles Donovan Bowers

  • Birth 8 Nov 1914 Rosston, Harper County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 23 Jan 2005 Woodward, Woodward County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Rosston, Harper County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 10384621

Only child of Paul Jonas & Delpha Merle (Turner) Bowers. Charles' mother, Delpha, died 10 days after his birth. Charles' father, Paul, later married Iva Nichols & to this marriage was born Charles' half-sisters/brothers: Merle Agnes (Wolf), Jack Leon, Marjorie May (Henderson), Anna Belle (Cartmill) & Ruby Iva (Newby).

Charles graduated from Rosston High School & later married his high school sweetheart, Mable Hickman; to this marriage was born Delores Jean, Judith Joan, Donovan Paul "Bud", Iva Lou, Betty Sue, Frances Charles "Charlene", Charles Donovan, Jr., Jackie Lee & Denise Lynette.

Charles & Mable raised their children on the family farm about 10 miles south-southwest of Gate, OK. Charles retired from the Beaver County District #1 in Gate, OK where he served as a road grader operator, mechanic & foreman.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother, Delpha, his father, Paul, his stepmother Iva, his son, Charles Donovan, Jr., his sister, Merle, his brother Jack, his son in-law Cleve Currier & his brothers-in law Clifford Henry "Pud" Wolf, John Cartmill & Edgar Newby.

Charles was proud of his family. He was a good man.


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  • Created by: Jim Seeger-Newby
  • Added: 27 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10384621
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Donovan Bowers (8 Nov 1914–23 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10384621, citing Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Rosston, Harper County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Jim Seeger-Newby (contributor 46525541) .