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Benny Bowden

March 4, 1942 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 78)


Benny Bowden, 78, of Gray, passed away Wednesday, June 17,2020.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 23,2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Cedar Ridge Cemetery with the Reverend Steve Johnson officiating.  The family will greet friends Monday, June 22, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. outside Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel.   The family welcomes flowers or memorial contributions may be made to Bradley Baptist Church, 821 Monticello Hwy, Gray, GA 31032 or Jones County Cruisers, 503 Cottage Lane, Macon, GA 31210.

Mr. Bowden was a member of Bradley Baptist Church.  He retired from Rheem Manufacturing and the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.  He was also a member of the Jones County Cruisers.  Mr. Bowden was preceded in death by his parents, J. B. Bowden and Louise Tidwell Bowden and sister, Evelyn Brown.

Mr. Bowden is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janet Bowden of Jones County; children, Cherie Arrington (Craig), Stacie Bowden, Draa Bowden (Amy), all of Jones County, and Lori Walker (Eric) of Musella, Georgia; grandchildren, Destiny Arrington, Gage Arrington, Ashlee Arrington, Tyler Bowden, Mazzie Sapp, and Emily Walker; great grandchild, Bentley Arrington; brothers, Jimmy Bowden (Donna) and Jackie Bowden (Lisa) both of Macon; favorite sister-in-law, Gerry Glenn (Vernon) of Byron, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Please visit to express condolences.

Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 has charge of the arrangements.


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 Service Program


June 22, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hart's Mortuary, Jones County Chapel
307 Pecan Lane
Gray, GA 31032

Graveside Service
June 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Cedar Ridge Cemetery
111 Greene Settlement Road
Gray, GA 31032


Bradley Baptist Church
821 Monticello Highway, Gray GA 31032

Jones County Cruisers
503 Cottage Lane, Macon GA 31210

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