SYLVESTER -- Mr. A. Wallace Bowen, 85, of Poulan died Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Tift Health Care.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday November 30, 2012 at Poulan Baptist Church with interment to follow in the Poulan Cemetery with Rev. Mike DeLoach officiating.

Mr. Bowen was born on October 3, 1927 to the late Albert Henry and Elizabeth Mae Kennon Bowen in Worth County where he has lived most of his life. He was formerly employed with Clark Lift South, Inc. as an equipment technician. Mr. Bowen was a member of Poulan Baptist Church. He enjoyed bird watching and working on his friends automobiles.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Dorminy Bowen of Poulan; sons, Johnny Bowen of Poulan, Barry Bowen of Sylvester; daughters, Gail B. Carlton (Bill) of Tallahassee, Jeannine Corn of Poulan; daughter in-law, Wanda S. Bowen of Sylvester; grandchildren, Brad, Wade & Brian Bowen, Meredith & Abby Bowen, Bryan & Corie Carlton and Brooke & Garrett Bowen; 7 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Bowen was preceded in death by a son Weldon Bowen January 14, 2006.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 PM until service hour at Poulan Baptist Church.

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