Martha Lou Bowen
May 21, 1932 – June 21, 2020
Martha Lou Bowen passed away, Sunday, June 21, 2020, at her home after a short illness. She was born to Everett and Mary Clark England, on May 21, 1932 in Springfield, MO. She was a member at Panama St church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings and their spouses, Ellen Forrester (Buddy), Carol Coffman (Byrl) and Richard England (Martha); her oldest son, Steven Rowe and one step-son, Thomas Bowen, Jr. (Suzanne). She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years Thomas Bowen, Sr; 3 sons, Mark Rowe (Jan) of Huntsville, AL, Jim Rowe (Bonnie) of Cookeville, TN; Barry Bowen of Montgomery, AL; 2 daughters, Katie Skelton (David) of Childersburg, AL, Karen Clayton (Jeff) of Birmingham, AL; 2 step sons, Terry Bowen (Jane) of Bradenton, FL and Melvin Bowen (Susan) of Moreland, GA; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and dozens of dear family friends and their children who called her Grammy as well as nieces and nephews.