Arley Bowen

Arley Lee Bowen

1941 - 2018

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Arley Lee Bowen


LAKE WALES - Arley Lee Bowen of Lake Wales, Florida passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018.  He was born on October 12, 1941 in Davenport, Florida, to Landrum J. Bowen and Lula J. Mehaffey Bowen.


He served the Lake Wales community as a barber at Gary Bear’s Barber Shop on Stuart Avenue since 1966.  He was married to his wife Flora M. Gill for 5 years before her passing in 1966.  He remarried in 1967 to Elizabeth Douberley until her passing in 2013. 


Mr. Bowen is survived by his two children, Lynne B. Paulson (and her husband James) of Winter Haven, Florida; and Edwin A. Bowen (and his wife Mary) of Lake Wales, Florida; his grandchildren, Sarah Paulson Keller (and husband Jason), Dustin Bowen (and his wife Brandi), Sam Paulson (and his wife Nicole), and Cody Bowen; great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Avarie (daughters of Dustin and Brandi); sister Joyce Carter, and brother C. E. Bowen.


In lieu of services, there will be a gathering of friends and family on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm, at Steele’s Funeral Home on Dundee Road, Winter Haven, Florida.

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Gathering of Friends and Family

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Steele's Family Funeral Services
207 Burns Lane
Winter Haven , Florida, United States