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Cletys Bowen

May 12th, 1933 - January 1st, 2021

 

January 7, 2021

Cletys Bowen

Cletys Eloise Bowen of Dayton, entered into rest Friday, January 1st, 2021, with her family by her side. Cletys resided at Booker Rest Home over the last couple months due to recent medical difficulties. Cletys was 87 years old and is survived by her husband, Herbert Dale Bowen, whom she had been married to for 69 wonderful years.

Cletys was born in Dayton, Washington on May 12th, 1933, to Orie Fletcher and Lela Winnett Fletcher, graduating valedictorian of her class from Starbuck School. Shortly after graduation, on June 30th, 1951, Cletys was swept off her feet by Herbert as the two married. They were blessed with two children.

Cletys was a kind and gentle soul, loved the company of others and was the ultimate caretaker. She enjoyed music, watching sports, and playing games. Cletys lived her life serving the Lord and encouraging others to do the same. She was a dedicated attendee of the United Brethren Church.

She is also survived by daughter Diana Weber (Charlie); grandchildren, Keenan Bowen (Amanda), Elizabeth Patterson (John), JC Weber (Jamie); brother, Cecil Fletcher (Betty Ann); as well as many nieces and nephews. She had eight great-grandchildren who loved to visit her in Dayton. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert "Bob" Bowen; two sisters: Leora (Leonard), Alma; two brothers: Gerald (Jennie), Gene (Sherry).

Due to COVID-19, there will be no service. If you choose, memorial contributions may be made to the United Brethren Church or a charity of your choice.

 

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