PHENIX CITY, AL -- Patsy Bowen, 93, was born in the family home in Sale City, GA (Mitchell County) on November 15, 1919. She attended Sale City High School and was captain of the girls' basketball team. She married John Ewell Bowen on July 1, 1942 and was married to him for nearly 61 years when he passed away on May 1, 2003.

Other than her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Pearlie West of Sale City, GA.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas C. Bowen of Tuscaloosa, AL and James Norwood West of Waycross, GA. She has two grandsons, John Levi Bowen of Atlanta, GA and Thomas William Bowen of Fredericksburg, VA.

Patsy enjoyed the fellowship at Byne Memorial Baptist church where she attended church and Sunday school for many years and was active in the Albany Exchange Club, particularly enjoyed hosting the annual fair.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 PM EST, on Friday, April 5, 2013, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Albany, GA. Reverend Charles Brown will deliver the eulogy.

Vance Memorial Chapel

Phenix City, AL 334/298-0668