Bonita Carlotta Bowen
Bonita Carlotta Bowen
  • August 9, 1954 - July 19, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Bonita Carlotta Bowen, age 62, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born August 9, 1954 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ms. Bowen was a registered nurse for over 40 years, working at Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Labor and Delivery at Broward General Medical Center, at Crawford and Company in Savannah, and with Peach State Health Plan. Bonita was currently employed with AWC. She was an ordained minister and was involved in helping and feeding the homeless.

Ms. Bowen was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Katie Webb Mells.

She is survived by her son, Landon Bowen; brother, Wallace (Theresa) McNeal; sisters, Jewel Lewis and Abbie McCloud; two grandchildren, Aubree Bowen and Lailah Guinta; nieces, Jewel (Lawrence) Britton, Bernadette Lewis, Babette (Melvin) Davis, Diane McNeal and Kim Lewis; nephews, Bryan Brown and Bryant Brown; as well as numerous other family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246