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Ms. Laura Jean Bowen
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home
Ms. Laura Jean Bowen
Ms. Laura Jean Bowen, age 67, passed away January 17, 2019, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient center.
    The Bulloch County native was a 1969 graduate of Statesboro High School.
    Mrs. Bowen had worked 10 years for the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office with the Coastal Correctional Institute.
    She was a member of Crossroads Community Church, a movie buff who loved reading and spending time with her grandchildren.
    Ms. Bowen was preceded in death by her parents, Julian Foster Bowen and Laura Ruth Zeigler Bowen.
    Survivors include a son, Spencer Bowen (Tiffany) of Statesboro; daughter, Dawn Miller of Statesboro; brothers, Julian Bowen (Cheryl), Statesboro; Thomas Bowen (Rosa Lee), Jacksonville, Fla.; Paul Bowen (Sheila), Statesboro; sisters, Barbara Ann Wells (Al), Oxford, Ga.; five grandchildren, Summer Dyches, Anna Bell Hall, Alyla Hall, Maci Bowen and Asher Bowen; two great-grandchildren, Sawyer Grace Ulmer and Waylon Ulmer.
    Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday January 27, 2019, at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
    A memorial service will begin after the visitation at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
    Please visit our online memorial at to sign the online guestbook and share fond memories with the Bowen family.
    In lieu of flowers, please make monetary donations to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459, c/o Laura Bowen.
    Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, January 25, 2019
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