Jerry Dean Bowen, 72, (best farmer in Appanoose County) passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at home in the arms of his loving wife of 51 years.
To honor his wishes, no services will be held. No memorials will be established. Hopefully, his organ donation will help others.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Joyce; mother, Ilin Bowen; brothers Jim Bowen (Darlene) of Centerville and John Bowen (Barbara) of Colorado; daughter, Rhonda Szabo; son, Brian Bowen (Marcia); and seven grandchildren; Rachel Firkins, Melanie Firkins, Brook Szabo, Teryn Bowen, Kaylena Bowen, Anna Belle Bowen and Christopher Bowen.
He was preceded in death by his father, Doris Bowen; brother, Jack Bowen and son-in-law, Lon Szabo.
Jerry will always be in our thoughts and hearts.