September 15, 1949 - October 20, 2021
Thurman “Junior” Edward Bowles Jr., age 72, of London, Arkansas departed this life Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born September 15, 1949 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Thurman E. Bowles, Sr. and Mildred Cox Bowles. He served in the 3rd Battalion 64th Armor 3rd Infantry Division for the U.S, Army where he earned a meritorious service award while in Germany. Junior was a brick mason for over 30 years as well as a cattle and chicken farmer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Junior was happiest when spending time with family and friends, hunting, and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Rheba Crosley and Ann Budimier, and one brother; Bennie Bowles. Junior is survived by his wife of 49 years, JoAnn Millsap Bowles of London, Arkansas, two sons; Johnny Bowles and wife Charlene of Flat Rock, Arkansas, Jimmy Bowles and wife Sasha of Knoxville, Arkansas, three grandchildren; Haley Bowles and fiance Taylor Clemons of Coal Hill, Arkansas, Bryer Bowles of Piney, Arkansas, and Samuel Bowles of Knoxville, one great grandchild; Heidi Jo Clemons of Coal Hill, two sisters; Wilma Yates of Henderson, North Carolina and Shirley Hardin of Phoenix, Arizona. Visitation will be Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 2 PM to 4 PM at Shaffer Funeral Home, 2315 West Commercial, Ozark, Arkansas. Funeral service will be Monday, October 25 at 2 PM at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel with Brother John Hodge officiating with burial at New Cemetery in Mulberry, Arkansas under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers are John Cochran, Ernie Holman, Taylor Clemons, Shane Gray, Robby Chavers, and Roger Sanders. Honorary pallbearers are Robby Hull, Robert Leech, Doug Carey, Kennith Millsap, Jake Pritchard, Timothy Gilliam Jr., and Jody Dalton.
Thurman “Junior” Edward Bowles Jr., age 72, of London, Arkansas departed this life Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born September 15, 1949 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Thurman E. Bowles, Sr. and Mildred... View Obituary & Service Information
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