Posted By:Wayne
Subject:Obit: James Gorden Bowen
Post Date:February 23, 2012 at 11:45:21
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Forum:Monroe County, MS Genealogy Forum
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James Gorden Bowen, 65, died Nov. 6, 1973 at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory after an extended illness. He was a native of Itawamba County but had resided most of his life in Monroe County. He married Lavina Lyle 9n 1922. Mr. Bowen farmed until his retirement in 1963. Services were Nov. 8 from Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory. Burial was in Haughton Memorial Park.

In addition to his wife, other survivors included two sons, James M. Bowen and Gorden O. Bowen, both of Amory; one daughter, Mrs. W. D. McCullough of Amory; one brother, Coburn Bowen of Amory; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.