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Mr. Steve Bowen

Mr. Steve Bowen Mr. Steve Bowen

Mr. Steve Bowen

Mr. Steve “Shakey” Bowen, age 74, of Lyons, died on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Mr. Bowen was a native of the Ohoopee Community, where he lived most of his life, and was a 1964 graduate of Lyons High School. He served as deputy sheriff for many years and was Lyons Police Chief for several years. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served in Vietnam. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hollis Bowen and Mary Ethel Lumley Bowen; 1 stepson, Reggie Hutto; 1 sister, Ann Bowen Coleman; and 2 brothers, Herbie Bowen and Larry Bowen. Survivors include 1 sister, Faye Bowen McNair of Collins; 2 brothers, Wayne Bowen and wife Dora of Collins, and Ricky Bowen and wife Teresa of Reidsville; 5 stepchildren, Brenda Sells and husband Terry, Renee Wright and husband Walter, Beverly Youmans, all of Santa Claus, Lauren Hutto and wife Tabitha of Johnson Corner, and Mike Hutto and wife Dorlesa of Powder Springs; 11 stepgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside funeral service was held on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., in Old Mt. Zion Cemetery, with military honors. Pastor Mike Poppell officiated.

Ronald V. Hall


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