Mrs. Pauline Retta Bowen

April 28, 1931August 28, 2013

Pauline R. Bowen, 82, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, North Carolina.

She was born in Dunbar, Virginia on April 28, 1931 the late Daniel and Minnie Ethel Hayes.

She was a loving wife and mother. She will be missed. She attended Morris Hill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her son, William J. Bowen, Jr. (1993) and grandson Douglas Curry (2005). Her brothers and sisters, Kanoy Hayes, Gertrude Sarber, Glenn Hayes, and Thelma Maroon also pre-deceased her.

Survivors are her husband of 65 years, William J. Bowen, Sr.; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Clyde Curry Jr. of Hayesville, North Carolina; sister, Shirley Wheatley of Orlando, Florida; grandchildren, Clyde (Leeda) Curry III, Karen Killian, Cheri and Jason Clay; and great-grandchildren, Emily and Fiancé Adam, Ashley, Analee, Ellie, Lawson and Kaitlyn.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 30, 2013 from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home with funeral services following at 3:00 p.m. conducted by Pastor Bill Mason of Morris Hill Baptist Church.

Interment will be at Ooltewah Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 31, 2013

Mrs. Pauline Retta Bowen

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