Mrs. Bowen was born on October 1, 1935 in Woodbury, TN to her parents, the late Thomas Vance Duke and Mary Josephine Duke. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Bowen; son, Tom Bowen; and brother, Sonny Duke.
She will be fondly remembered as a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who liked to work with flowers, cook and bake. Zoe Ann had also worked for several years with Wilson Sporting Goods sewing baseballs and softballs.
She is survived by her children, Betty Sue Collins (Russell) of Brodhead, KY and James M. Bowen (Connie) of Manchester, TN; sisters, Sally Wood and Linda Breeden both of Knoxville, TN and Betty J. Cole of Wisconsin; brothers, Richard Duke (Jeanie) of Florida, Jimmy Duke (Diane) of Wisconsin and Virgil Duke (Marsella) of Wisconsin; four grandchildren, Jason Messick, Michael Bowen, Bethany Bowen and Matt Asher all of Manchester, TN; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Monday evening, August 20, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Horace Lee Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow at the Blanton Cemetery.
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME.