Leonard Garnett (L.G.) Fowler - BROOKLET - Leonard Garnett (L.G.) Fowler, 94 died Friday, April 4 in his residence under the care of Gentiva Hospice. Mr. Fowler was born in Arnoldsville, GA February 1, 1920. He moved with his family to Winter Haven, FL in 1932 where he lived for 79 years until health problems forced his moving to Brooklet, GA in 2011. He was retired from the Polk County School Board in Winter Haven and was an U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Leefield Baptist Church. Mr. Fowler was the last surviving child of Winslow Norman and Bonnie Mae Fields Fowler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Edna (Thedric) Sorrow; Vera (Frank) Green; Grace (Horace) Sledge; Louise (Bob) Parks and Maxine (John) Headley and his brothers, Ernest (Ruby) Fowler; Walt (Mary) Fowler and C.T. (Mary) Fowler. Mr. Fowler is survived by his wife of 69 years, Sarah Hagan Fowler of Brooklet; children, Janice (Gerald) Jones of Brooklet; Sandra (Charles) Lancaster of Ellabell and Richard (Janice Sue) Fowler of Wildwood, FL; grandchildren, Dean (Sandy) Jones of Brooklet; Debbie (Mike) Marotte of Brooklet; Alan (Stacey) Fowler of Wildwood, FL; Angela Ross of Lady Lake, FL; Scott (Angie) Lancaster, John (Angel) Lancaster, and Michael (Stacy) Lancaster all of Ellabell; 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. His family was Mr. Fowler's great pride and his face would light up when any of them came to see him, especially the young children. The family will receive friends 5:00 - 7:00 PM Sunday, April 6 in Hodges-Moore Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, April 7, in the Chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Elder Daniel Strickland and Pastor Dan Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Corinth-Leefield Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com to sign our online guest book and share fond memories with the Fowler family. The family would like to thank Gentiva Home Health and Gentiva Hospice for all their support and help in his final months. Memorial contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 5105 Paulsen Street, Suite 225D, Savannah, GA 31405. Hodges-Moore Funeral Home of Statesboro Savannah Morning News April 6, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News on Apr. 6, 2014