Owen W. Fowlkes (1926 - 2014)

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Owen W. Fowlkes

Portland, TN

Age 88, died August 11, 2014. He worked for Tenneco Gas Company 35 years and retired in 1987 to become a full-time farmer.

Preceded in death by parents, Douglas and Lesslie Fowlkes; brothers, John Douglas and James B. Fowlkes.

Owen is survived by wife, Carleen K. Fowlkes; daughters, Nancy Bowman, Carol Ann (Mark) Baehne, Peggy (Stacey) Tucker; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth Chilcote, Janie (Winifred) Grisham, Peggy (Joe) Claud, Wylodean (Fulton) Pendergrass; sister-in-law, Nellie Robertson Fowlkes; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, and funeral service 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home, with Interment in Maple Hill Cemetery. Family will serve as Pallbearers.

Wilkinson & Wiseman, (615) 325-4191.

Funeral Home
Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home
715 S Broadway Portland, TN 37148
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Tennessean on Aug. 13, 2014