October 21, 1941 – July 15, 2022
On July 15, 2022, our father, Alfred George Bowens, Jr., entered into peace and eternal rest in Winston Salem, North Carolina. He was born on October 21, 1941 in Roanoke, Virginia to the late Alfred G. Bowens, Sr. and Nannie E. Wade Bowens.
Alfred was a Veteran of the Vietnam War and went on to retire after 28 years of service, in the United States Army, with numerous awards and citations. He was married for 43 years to the late Doris N. Bowens.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Patricia D. Brooks, Michael A. Tucker, Martinez A. Bowens; special daughters, Harriet D. Divers and Victoria N. Hicks; three brothers, Michael L. Bowens, Sr, Ronald L. Bowens, Sr. (Marion) and Lloyd J. Penn; as well as a number of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and devoted friend, David Sharpe.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. at Tucker & Fisher Celebration of Life Chapel, 415 Halifax St., Petersburg, VA. Interment will follow at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, VA. Public viewing will be Friday, July 22, 2022 from 12:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.