Carolyn Rowlett Bowen, 83, widow of William Augustus Bowen, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at her residence.
Mrs. Bowen was born in Greenville, NC, on May 14, 1931, a daughter of the late Clinton Boyd Rowlett, Sr. and Hilda Carolyn Critcher Rowlett. She lived in a number of places and mainly in North Carolina and Tulsa, Oklahoma, prior to moving to Georgetown. Mrs. Bowen was active in community and church affairs and volunteered to serve on many committees in Charlotte and Tulsa. She was a communicant of Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church and served on the church Altar Guild. Mrs. Bowen was an avid bridge player. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
Surviving are: a son, William A. Bowen, Jr. (Beth) of Charlotte, NC; three daughters, Carol Bowen (Alan Bernstein) of New York City, NY; Lee Bowen Jones (Dr. Lee) of Pawleys Island, SC; and Jane Bowen Sullivan (Tim) of Park City, UT; eight grandchildren, Tripp Jones (Hannah), Anne Jones Marion (Douglas), Benjamin Bernstein, Lindsay and Thomas Sullivan, and Casey, Gus, and Andrew Bowen; and a great-grandson, Maxwell Jones.
Memorial services will be one o’clock Friday afternoon, November 7, 2014, at Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church in Georgetown. Officiating will be The Very Rev. Paul C. Fuener. Inurnment will follow in Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church Columbarium. A reception will follow at Mrs. Bowen’s residence.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 674, Georgetown, S.C. 29442 or Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc. 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440.
Arrangements are by the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.