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William Howard Bowen

April 14, 1926 - November 24, 2008

Name: William “Bill” Howard Bowen, a Wardville resident

BORN: April 14, 1926 in Lime Stone Gap, OK to William Earnest & Sarah Ellen (Weathers) Bowen

Passed Away: November 24, 2008 at his home in Wardville, OK

Age: 82 years, 7 months & 10 days

Education: attended Limestone Gap school

Married: Iona Mae Raiburn in February 1950 in Clovis, NM, she preceded him in death on April 14, 2005

Occupation: he was a warehouse manager

Church Affiliation:


Daughter: Marilyn Sue Bowen of Wardville, OK

Son: Bill Bowen of Flint, TX

Grandchildren: Rebecca Sue Clements, Kevin Buckley Bowen,
David Jackson Clements, Wendell James Bowen, Kristina Marie Abell

Great Grandchildren: Christopher Clements, Eric William Clements,
Anthony Bowen, Annie Bowen, Cheyenne Bowen,
Gracie Bowen, Hazel Abelli

Brother: James Edward Bowen of Sunray, TX

Sister: Zena Faye (Bowen) McDonald of South Dakota

Along with nieces and nephews and numerous other relatives & friends

Preceded in Death by:

Wife: Iona Mae Raiburn
Parents: William Earnest & Sarah Ellen (Weathers) Bowen
Brothers Robert Vernon Bowen, Donald Ray Bowen, John Timothy Bowen
Sister: Noma Lee (Bowen) Winslett


Date: Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place of Service: Brown’s Funeral Chapel

Interment: Addington Cemetery at 3 p.m. in Addington, OK

Officiating: Alan D. Bratt Sr.

Casketbearers: Todd A. Evenson, Gordon R. Clements, Wendel James Bowen,
Christopher Gordon Clements, Reed Eaines, Joe Napolitano

Honorary Pallbearers: Bill Newberry, Billy Pat Lindesmith, Ralph LIndesmith, Merle Winslett,
Erick William Clements, Michael Lindesmith

Family night will be 6 -8 p.m Friday, Nov. 28, 2008



Born: April 14, 1926
Place of Birth: Limestone gap, OK
Death: November 24, 2008
Place of Death: Wardville, OK


Marilyn Sue Bowen, Daughter
Bill Bowen, Son
Rebecca Sue Clements, Kevin Buckley Bowen, David Jackson Clements, Wendel James Bowen, Kristina Marie Abelli, Grandchildren
Christopher Clements, Erick William Clements, Anthony Bowen, Annie Bowen Cheyenne, Gracie Bowen, Great Grandchildren
James Edward Bowen, Brother
Zena Faye (Bowen) McDonald, Sister

Memorial Donations

Memorial donations may be made to:


funeral service

Saturday November 29, 2008, 10:00 - a.m. at Brown's Funeral Chapel
Click for Map and Directions