Marguerite Freeman Bowen
Marguerite Freeman Bowen died November 6, 2012, in Richton, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at the Richton United Methodist Church on Friday, November 9, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. The Reverend Amy Roller will officiate and interment will be at the Sunset Cemetery in Richton. Visitation will be held at the church in the Carley Parlor at 1:00 p.m. until immediately before the service begins.
Mrs. Bowen was born December 13, 1918, in Laurel, Mississippi, to Milton Hilliard Freeman and Eva Mae Gordon Freeman. She was educated in the Laurel City Schools and graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in education. She taught in the school systems of both Laurel and Richton and was very active in her church and community.
Marguerite was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Owen Beulo Bowen, Jr. and two sisters, Sue Carrol Freeman Poythress and Wynonette Freeman McNeel.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Ken McCaskell, her son, Owen B. Bowen, two granddaughters, four great-granddaughters, and one sister, Mae Eleanor Freeman Moye.
Memorials may be made to the Richton United Methodist Church or a