Date of Service: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time of Service: 11:00 AM
Dateline: Henderson, NC
James M. Bowen
James Mabry Bowen, 91, of Henderson, NC died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville, NC.
Born in Vance County, he was the son of the late Walter Jordan and Mabel Frazier Bowen.
Mr. Bowen was a retired farmer and truck driver. He was a member of John H. Mills Masonic Lodge #624 and a lifelong member of New Bethel Baptist Church. He was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., at New Bethel Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Jonathan Owens. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Tracey Benson; two sons, Gary Bowen (Laura) and James Bowen Jr. (Elaine); two sisters, Mary Southerland and Patricia Moore; a brother, Johnny Bowen; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Giroir; and a brother, Wayland Bowen.
The family will be at the home of Glen and Sherrill Moss, 165 Haywood Wright Road, Henderson on Thursday and Friday. A visitation will be held Friday, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Dylan Bowen, Joshua Bowen, Ryan Bowen, Joseph Bowen, Michael Bowen, Hudson Benson, Trevor Benson, and Daniel Faulkner. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the John H. Mills Masonic Lodge #624.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church, c/o Debra Woodlief, 1149 Massenburg Road, Henderson, NC 27537.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Date of Death: Saturday, February 10, 2018