Johnnie L Bowen was born November 23, 1924, in Ninnekah, the son of John Henry and Susie Lavina (Thompson) Bowen. He died June 5, 2017 at his home in Chickasha. He was born and raised in Ninnekah. He and Elizabeth Drewry were married January 22, 1944, in Chickasha. Johnnie was a farmer/rancher and over-the-road truck driver until he retired in 1992. He enjoyed his days birdwatching, puzzles, western movies, telling stories and spending time with his family. Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents; son, Danny Bowen; grandson, Christopher Crow; 7 brothers and 3 sisters. His survivors include wife, Elizabeth Bowen; daughter, Johna and husband Fred Richardson; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Services will be Friday, June 9, 2017, 1PM at Sevier Funeral Home with interment at Fairlawn Cemetery.
Published on June 7, 2017