Mrs. Bowen died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born Feb. 6, 1917, in White County, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Wiley and Gertrude Rogers Truelove. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, L.G. Bowen Jr.; daughter, Valeria Bowen Partain; and brother, Denver V. Truelove.
Mrs. Bowen graduated from Piedmont College with a bachelor’s degree in home economics. She also received her associate’s degree from Rabun Gap Nacoochee Junior College. Mrs. Bowen was a member of First Baptist Church of Cornelia, where she was a member of Joy Sunday School Class and Helping Hands. She began the Language Ministry (ESL), and taught Sunday School and Bible School for a number of years. Mrs. Bowen was a homemaker.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Denver G. and Pamela A. Bowen of Demorest; grandchildren, Linka Burnette, Teresa Moffett and Michael Greber; and nine great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Memorials may be made to The First Baptist Church of Cornelia for the debt retirement fund: P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Bowen family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
April 24, 2013