Charles A. Bowden, 72, of New Edinburg, November 16, 2013 at Bradley County Medical Center.

He was a member of Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church and a retired poultry farmer.

Born May 16, 1941 at St Charles, Ark., Mr. Bowden was the late Sterling A. Bowden and Cordelia “Sally” Adams Bowden.

He was also preceded in death by a brother Roger Bowden.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Knight Bowden whom he married on December 14, 1962; one son, Charlie Bowden, of Bradley; one daughter, Deborah Ann Gavin, of Bismarck; two sisters, Linda Fox, of Bradenton, Fla. and Barbara Knight, of White Hall; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was also preceded in death by a brother Roger Bowden.

Funeral services will be held at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren on November 18 at 10 a.m. followed by burial at Reaves Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.