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Archive for Saturday, July 29, 2000

Grace Bowen

July 29, 2000

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Services for Grace L. (Frier) Bowen, 88, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Lawrence. Burial will be in Mt. Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.

Mrs. Bowen died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, Lawrence.

She was born Sept. 6, 1911, in Danbury, Mo., the daughter of James Calvin and Minnie Ann (Woods) Frier.

She moved to Lawrence in 1977 from Linwood.

Mrs. Bowen was a teacher at Elm Grove School and a clerk at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. She was a member of First Baptist Church and its Sarah Circle and was a past member of the Linwood Senior Citizens and Trinity Lutheran Church Bible Study Group.

She married Homer Paul Bowen on June 29, 1946, in Linwood. He died Aug. 29, 1975.

Survivors include a son, Paul F. Bowen, Lawrence; a daughter, Mary Ann Williams, Lawrence; and four grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church.

The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church, sent in care of the funeral home.

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