Homegoing celebration for Mr. Terry Dean Bowles of Valrico, FL, who passed away Sunday, July 24, 2011, will be held Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Grace Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 3901 N. 37th Street, Tampa, FL, Elder Thomas J. Reed, Pastor with Elder Douglas Williams, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, Tampa, FL.
Mr. Bowles was preceded in death by his father, Virdell Bowles.
He leaves fond memories with his wife, Laura Bowles; son, Jamil Jones; daughter, Kiyonne Goodman; mother, Dorothy Fleming; brothers, Emmit N. Bowles (Versie) and Virdell Bowles; sisters, Cynthia Meyers, Joannie Bowles and Janice Bowles; mother-in-law, Ruthie Anderson; father figures, Melvin Gouse and Douglas Williams; sister-in-law, Angeline Johnson (Raleigh) and Mary Franklin (Charles); brother-in-law: Willie Anderson; nieces and nephews, Michael Bowles, Tanya Hurt, James Robinson, Jacquelyne Jones, Alessa Peeples (Willie), Marie N. Archibold (Cisco), Alicia Edwards (Hayden), Shameeka Young (Tim), Shari Johnson, Raleigh Johnson III and a host of other nieces and nephews; lifetime friends, Cashus Bowers, Kleber Stevens (Red), James and Carolyne Purnell; work crew (Mosaic); Richard Wilson Jr., Chris, George, Skip, Calvin, Bob B, Bob T, Jimmy B, Troy, Wayne, Dewayne; friends, Vernon and Elaine Rentz, Ruthie and Hammer Smith, Kate and Don Kiernan and other a host of other friends and relatives not mentioned.
Born in Gainesville, Florida, Mr. Bowles was a lifelong resident of the Tampa Bay Area. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. Mr. Bowles was employed by The Mosaic Company.
There will be viewing from 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Friday, July 29, 2011 at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, FL.