June 17, 2020
GRAY: Benny Bowden, 78, of Gray, passed away Wednesday, June 17. A graveside service was held Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00 a.m. at Cedar Ridge Cemetery. The Reverend Steve Johnson officiated. The family greeted friends Monday, June 22 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. outside Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel.
Flowers or memorial contributions may be made to Bradley Baptist Church, 821 Monticello Hwy, Gray, GA 31032 or Jones County Cruisers, 503 Cottage Lane, Macon, GA 31210.
Mr. Bowden was a member of Bradley Baptist Church. He retired from Rheem Manufacturing and the Jones County Sheriff’s Department. He was also a member of the Jones County Cruisers.
Mr. Bowden was preceded in death by his parents, J. B. Bowden and Louise Tidwell Bowden and sister, Evelyn Brown.
Mr. Bowden is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janet Bowden of Jones County; children, Cherie (Craig) Arrington, Stacie Bowden, Draa (Amy) Bowden, all of Jones County, and Lori (Eric) Walker of Musella; grandchildren, Destiny Arrington, Gage Arrington, Ashlee Arrington, Tyler Bowden, Mazzie Sapp, and Emily Walker; great-grandchild, Bentley Arrington; brothers, Jimmy (Donna) Bowden and Jackie (Lisa) Bowden, both of Macon; favorite sister-in-law, Gerry (Vernon) Glenn, of Byron; and several nieces and nephews.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032, had charge of the arrangements. >> www.jcnews.com