Jan. 12, 1976 - Sept. 3, 2021
Jeffrey William Bowden, age 45, of Gray, passed away Friday, Sept. 3 with his children by his side.
Jeff was born Jan. 12, 1976 to the late Lloyd W. Bowden and Trudy Mitchell Bowden. He grew up in Gray surrounded by his close family and friends. Jeff graduated from Jones County High School, class of 1994, and has been a dedicated employee for UPS for the past 27 years. He also was a lifelong member of Gray United Methodist Church. Jeff had a great love for the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and his Georgia Bulldogs. More than anything, he loved his children and his family. To know Jeff, was to love him. He was a friend to everyone he knew.
Jeff is survived by his loving wife, Candler Bowden, of Gray; children, Logan Bowden (Nick) Bentley, Thomas Seth Bowden, and Annie Dove Bowden; mother, Trudy Mitchell Bowden; siblings, Lloyd T. Bowden and Cheney Bowden (Eric) Maynard; stepmother, Linda Bowden Coulter; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd W. Bowden.
A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at Gray United Methodist Church. The Reverends Jason Dillard and Dylan Bowden officiated. The family greeted friends at 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time. There was a private, family only, graveside service at Highview Cemetery.
Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032, had charge of the arrangements.