Howard Herman Bowen, age 78, of Gore Springs, Mississippi, died Saturday, November 6, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on August 8, 1943, to Herman Jasper and Kitty Ruth Bowen. Howard was known to be a hard worker. He was a loving and devoted husband to Marie, his wife of 58 years. He was a loving, supportive, and dependable father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and he was always there for his family when they needed him. Howard was loved and respected amongst his peers, family, and friends. He will be forever cherished and remembered by his friends and family.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Bowen; two daughters; Catherine Johnson of Tunica, MS, Tina Bowen of Gore Springs, MS, and a son; Jake (Joy) Bowen of Loranger, LA, six sisters; Martha Bowen and Gale Reed of Ackerman, MS, Gladys Cothran of Little Rock, AR, Sarah Barnett, Katie Kelley, and Brenda Kelley of Mathiston, MS, three grandchildren; Jessie, Laura, and Jezden, and three great-grandchildren; Jack, Koda and Vivian. He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Kitty Bowen; his daughter, Lisa Louise Bowen; a daughter-in-law Amanda Bowen and his granddaughter; Jesenda Dunnington.
Funeral Services were held 1:00PM Wednesday November 10, 2021, at Antioch Community Church with burial in Antioch Cemetery in Choctaw County, MS. The Graveside/Committal services were held in the Church instead of Antioch Cemetery. Visitation was from 12:00 Noon until 1:00PM Wednesday November 10, 2021 at Antioch Community Church in Choctaw County, MS. Rev. Bill Hutto officiated. Pallbearers were: Jake, Jezden and Jessie Bowen, Chuck Johnson, Heath Goff, Jackie Kelley, Roy Floyd and William Pyron.
Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of all arrangements. You may go online and sign our guest register or leave a message of condolence for the family at www.ofheupora.com.