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Albert Wesley Gowen

April 7, 1934 April 24, 2019
Albert Wesley Gowen
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Obituary for Albert Wesley Gowen

Albert Wesley Gowen, 85, of Gladstone went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Amherst.

Born in Gladstone, April 7th, 1934, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Gowen and Hattie Tyree Gowen. He was a loving and devoted Father, Grandfather and Brother who was loved by family, friends, and all who knew him. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading his Bible, and spending time with family. He retired as a plumber and was a member of Amherst Church of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Faye Holiday Gowen and five siblings: Johnny, Clyde, Georgia, Eliza and Mildred.

He is survived by his seven daughters: Bernice Ashcraft (Bubba) of Newark, Arkansas, Carolyn Tyree (William) of Gladstone, Delores Honaker of Amherst, Bea Campbell (L.C.) of Gladstone, Tammy Thornton (Moses) of Gladstone, Paula Little of Roseland, and Kandi Culpepper (David) of Lynchburg; three siblings: Garland Gowen of Amherst, Rosa Mitchell of Madison Heights and Robert Gowen of Monroe; twenty grandchildren: J. R. Crabtree (Tonya), Willis Crabtree, Penny L. Austin, Amanda R. Moore (Sam), Wesley T. Gowen (Heather), Karri A. Honaker, Raven Funk, Angel Thomas (Erica), M. J. Thornton (Niki), Isaiah Thornton, Christopher Sprouse, Dakota Sprouse, Madison Sprouse, Ryan Little, Skyler Little, Trenton Gunter, Jaylen Ware, Sincere Harris, Serenity Harris and Ariah Culpepper; eleven great-grandchildren: Caleb Crabtree, Carter Crabtree, Kyler Crabtree, Karrigan Crabtree, Shawn Moore, Matthew Austin, Jacob Austin, Kendra Gowen, Khloie Wright, Ryland Funk and Brentley Bowling; and numerous nieces nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, April 29, 2019 at Amherst Church of God with Pastor James Witten and Rev. Drew Gibbons officiating. Interment will follow in the Gowen Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 6:00 pm, Sunday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society. P.O. Box 42040, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123


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Visitation

Sunday

28

Apr

3:00 PM 4/28/2019 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 4/28/2019 6:00:00 PM
Amherst Church of God

2608 Richmond Highway
Gladstone, VA 24553

Amherst Church of God
2608 Richmond Highway Gladstone 24553 VA
United States

Funeral

Monday

29

Apr

2:00 PM 4/29/2019 2:00:00 PM
Amherst Church of God

2608 Richmond Highway
Gladstone, VA 24553

Amherst Church of God
2608 Richmond Highway Gladstone 24553 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Gowen Family Cemetery Final Resting Place

Old 13 Road
Galdstone, VA 24553

Old 13 Road Galdstone 24553 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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