Charles A. Bowden
Funeral Date: 11/18/2013

Charles A. Bowden, age 72, of New Edinburg, Arkansas died Saturday, November 16, at BCMC. He was born May 16, 1941 at St Charles, Ark. a son of the late Sterling A. Bowden and Cordelia “Sally” Adams Bowden. He was a member of Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church and a retired poultry farmer. Surviving is his wife Barbara Knight Bowden whom he married on December 14, 1962; 1 son Charlie Bowden, Bradley, Arkansas; 1 daughter Deborah Ann Gavin, Bismarck, Ark; 2 sisters Linda Fox, Bradenton, Fla. and Barbara Knight, White Hall, Ark; 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. He was also preceded in death by a brother Roger Bowden. Funeral Services were 10:00 am Monday, November 18, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. DeWayne Ashcraft officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Reaves Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Caleb Bowden, Lonny Quarles, Larry Quarles, Eric Brown, Glen Brown, Don Scott, John Cargile and Lynn Calley.



Name: Donna Ashcraft (Belin)
Message: Barbara and family, I was saddened to see where Bro. Charles passed on, but no doubt he made his heavenly trip home to Jesus. Thinking of you and praying you have peace and comfort. Love you Barbara and I miss you.

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley

Name: Ronnie and Joanna McClellan
Message: Praying for comfort for the whole family

Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: Charles will be sorely missed! He always had such a pleasant smile and soft spoken voice, that will ever be remembered. Not a goodbye only a "see you later".

Name: Jimmy & Kaylon Taylor
Message: So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

Name: Bobby and Donna Ozment
Message: Barbara and kids, We are so sorry to hear about Charles. I did not find out in time to be there. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Raymond and Billie Henry

Name: Sikandar Murad
Message: always a pleasure and privilege

Name: Chrisann Gannaway
Message: Sorry for your loss. Prayers.