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Ann Sullivan Bowen August 3, 1936 - June 4, 2020

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Ann Sullivan Bowen, age 83, died Thursday, June 4, 2020, at her daughter’s house in Tupelo, MS. She was born August 3, 1936, to Rufus Sullivan and Elna Tacker Sullivan in Meridian, MS. She worked as office manager at Bowen Welding Equipment. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Aberdeen. She was an angel among us, a joy to know, she loved people, animals, ice cream, and tomatoes. She loved playing the piano for the Lord and her church.

Survivors include one daughter, Patty Ann Allen (Brent) of Tupelo, MS; two sons, Leslie Howard Bowen (Debbie) of Okolona, MS, and Todd Bowen (Joni) of Tupelo, MS; one brother, Harry Bowles (Martha) of Corinth, MS; six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchildShe is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Joe Bowen.

Special thanks to Baptist Hospice, members of Friendship Baptist Church and Ebenezer Baptist Church of New York City.

Aberdeen, MS Monroe County, MS Misssissippi

  • A graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Boone Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Todd Bowen officiating.
  • Pallbearers are Brandon Porter, Derek Bowen, Shane Bowen, Devin Bowen, Braden Bowen, and Mike Yielding.
  • Honorary Pallbearers are Lance Bowen, Jordan Bowen, Curtis Bowen, Brent Allen, Louis Burroughs, Deacons of Friendship Baptist Church.
  • Memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church in Aberdeen.


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    Tania Bounds says

    Prayers to the family. She will truly be missed. I love yall . Stay strong through this

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    Lynetta says

    I am sorry for your loss. Grieving is difficult. God promises to help us along the way. He is the God of all comfort. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

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    Debbie Moore says

    I always loved hearing Mrs. Ann play the piano when I went to hear Todd preach. Prayers for the family.

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