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 Joseph Reeves “Joe” Stowe

Joseph Reeves “Joe” Stowe

Birth
Stephens County, Georgia, USA
Death 22 Feb 1975 (aged 57)
Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA
Burial Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 79571522 · View Source
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Obituary published in The Toccoa (GA) Record, Toccoa GA on February 27, 1975
Joseph R. Stowe
Joseph Reeves (Joe) Stowe, 57, 512 Hayes St., died in the Hall County Hospital in Gainesville Saturday afternoon, Feb. 22, after an extended illness.
The son of Mrs. Elizabeth Stowe, who survives him, and the late Mr. Elijah Stowe, he was born April 2, 1917, in Stephens County and had lived in this community his entire life. Mr. Stowe was a bus driver and a member of the maintenance department of the Stephens County School System for more than 20 years prior to his death. Mr. Stowe was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors besides his mother include his wife, Mrs. Lessie Jenkins Stowe of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Sandra Chitwood of Toccoa; one grandson, Scott Chitwood, of Toccoa; one brother, Bert Stowe, of Toccoa, five sisters, Mrs. Charlie Jarrett of Eastanollee, Mrs. Steve Friar, Mrs. I.J. Collins, Mrs. Frank Smith, and Mrs. Fannie Cash, all of Toccoa, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday at 4 p.m. from the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. James Downs, Rev. Johnnie Towns, Rev. LeRoy Phillips and Rev. Dave Wilson officiating.
The body lay in state at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home until the funeral hour. Pallbearers were Sheriff Bill Wilkinson, Warren Wilkinson, Julian Bowen, Kermit Harris, Gene Holcomb and Joe Howard. The honorary escort was composed of members of the Stephens County Board of Education and the Stephens County school bus drivers.
The family was at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Chitwood at 115 Rickman St. Interment was in Stephens Memorial Gardens with Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Obituary transcribed with permission from The Toccoa (GA) Record, Toccoa GA.


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  • Created by: Trudie Trudie
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79571522
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Reeves “Joe” Stowe (2 Apr 1917–22 Feb 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79571522, citing Stephens Memorial Gardens, Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Trudie Trudie (contributor 47405795) .