Herbert C. Bowden, Sr.

Herbert C. Bowden, Sr., 81, passed away July 19, 2008 at his residence in Locust Grove.

Survivors include his children: Donna Thomas (Buddy Newman), Herbert C. Bowden, Jr., of Locust Grove, and Karen Thomas (Ivan), of Jacksonville, Fla.; two stepsons, Daniel and Kenneth Martin, and one stepdaughter, Denise Wilson; one sister, Mildred Mower and one brother, Willis Bowden (Bill); four grandchildren, Eric, Tammy, Justin and Hannah; three great-grandchildren, James, Peyton and Ashlyn.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 22, at locust Grove United Methodist Church, 211 Peeksville Road, Locust Grove, Ga. Mr. Bowden will lie in-state for one hour prior to the service beginning at 3 p.m. Cremation Society of the SOUTH at Eagle's Landing is in charge of arrangements, (770) 692-1181.