Alice Ann Bowen Thompson
Alice Ann Bowen Thompson "Grandma Alice" was born in Atoka, Ok to the parentage of Fred Bowens, Sr., and Thelma Cox on August 3, 1936. At the age of 5 Alice lost her mother and was reared by her stepmother Eula Sanders Bowens. She accepted Christ at an early at the Bethel AME Church in Atoka, Ok. Alice Ann was a proud 1955 graduate of Dunbar High School and graduated as class Valedictorian.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Thelma Bowens, Sr., and Eula Bowens; her husband R.C. Thompson; 4 brothers, Fred, H.J., Clyde, and Henry.; 3 sisters, Charlene Vance, Leona Bright, and Lorene Alexander.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons: Gregory Bowens (Rev. Debra Davis-Bowens), James Arterberry (Deborah McNary-deceased); three grandchildren Amber Bowens, Audra Bowens, and Jessica Bowens.; 11 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; two sisters Bobbie Jean Christopher of Dallas, Tx and Alpha Ewing of Long Beach, CA; many nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Memorial Service will be at First Missionary Baptist Church in Madill Saturday, April 3rd at 11 A.M., located at 410 N 6th St., Rev. Bobby L. Davis, Sr. will officiate.
Posted online on March 31, 2021