Bom-Wrapper

Dora Bowen

Dora Louise Bowen

Jun 11, 1931 - Aug 15, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Dora Bowen, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Dora Bowen

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Dora's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Dora's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Mrs. Dora Bowen was born in Water Valley, MS on June 11th 1931, the daughter of Wesley Sr. and Etta Booker Ragland. She traded time for eternity on Saturday August 15, 2020 at home in Holland OH. She was 89 years of age.

Dora married Eldred B. Bowen Sr. on March the 15, 1947. They established residency in Toledo, OH in 1950. The Bowen family later moved to the Holland area raising eight children and she lived there until her demise.

Mrs. Bowen and her husband joined St. Paul A.M.E. Zion church and was active until her health began to fail. Raising eight children during this time they ran a neighborhood grocery store after which she was employed at Mullinix Nursing Home in Monclova and later was employed with the Pilliod Cabinet Company in Swanton, OH as a furniture maker for twenty-seven years retiring in 1993.

After retirement she spent many hours with friends at the Spencer Sharples Community Center. She enjoyed word search and crossword puzzles, and Domino's the game came with instruction but we played by her rules .
Mrs. Dora L. Bowen was preceded in death by husband Eldred Sr. parents, son Eldred Jr. (3) sisters, and one brother, son-in-law James Hall Sr., grandson Horace Robert Charles Gist, and Great- granddaughter Sarvieyana Bowen.

Mrs. Dora is survived by sons Larry A. (Tina R.) Toledo,OH, and Clenoyd Bowen, Holland,OH. Daughters Sondra Bowen, Sylvania, OH, Linda King, Rev. Mellody Bowen-Hall, Holland, OH, Deborah (Henry) Dowell Sr., Sherry Bowen, both of the Atlanta, GA area. God daughter Rita Hudson, Louisville KY. Sisters-in-law Elma Johnson, Lansing, Ml., and Lunora (Johnny) Yarbrough of Irondale, Ala. Twenty-one Grand Children, Forty+ Great-Grand Children and 3+ Great-Great Grand Children as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.

Special Thanks to Maria, Brandon, Kathy, Chapline Dale, and the staff of Heartland Hospice of Perrysburg and the staff of The House of Day Funeral Services
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dora Louise Bowen, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Dora

Service Details

  • Visitation

    August 29, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
    When
    August 29, 2020 8:00am - 9:00am
    Location
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    Address
    Address Not Available
  • Service

    August 29, 2020 | 9:00am
    When
    August 29, 2020 9:00am
    Location
    The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel
    Address
    2550 Nebraska Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio 43607
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    August 29, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    August 29, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Restlawn Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Dora here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Elma Mister and Brenette walker, Love Lorenzo Green, and other have sent flowers to the family of Dora Louise Bowen.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 01:12pm
Praying for the Family!!! From Parham Family
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Dora Bowen. Send Flowers

EW

Elma Mister and Brenette walker

Posted at 11:14am
Hi deepest sympathy on the passing of our aunt Dora sorry we couldnt be there. This is from Elma , Brenette, and Tammy.
Flower Image

Elma Mister and Brenette walker purchased flowers for the family of Dora Bowen. Send Flowers

LG

Love Lorenzo Green

Posted at 02:36pm
From Lorenzo Green: My prayers and best wishes go out to the family.
Flower Image

Love Lorenzo Green purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Dora Bowen. Send Flowers

HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 10:11pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Crestwood Baptist Church
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Dora Bowen. Send Flowers

LW

Lloyd West

Posted at 10:25am
My prayers are with the family
Flower Image

Lloyd West purchased the Sweet Sincerity and planted a memorial tree for the family of Dora Bowen. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: