Newsbank Archive
February 01, 2015
Frank Patrick Bowden
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Frank Patrick Bowden, 79, of Stone Mountain, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.

He was born in Athens to Lee and Thelma Bowden. He graduated from Athens High School and the University of Georgia. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force before joining Eveready Battery Company as a sales manager. He spent his childhood summers at Athens Y Camp. As a counselor, he met his wife, Shirley Deane in Tallulah Falls. They were married in 1956 in Tutwiler, Miss., and moved to Japan while he served in the Air Force. After he left the service, they lived in Atlanta, Connecticut, New Jersey and Stone Mountain. He was a faithful Georgia fan and loved nothing more than heading to Sanford Stadium on fall Saturdays. He also was a member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, worked as a member of the kitchen staff and attended Sunday school. Frank and Shirley Deane loved summers and weekends on Lake Burton.

Frank is survived by: a brother, Neil Bowden of Spartanburg, S.C.; four daughters, Marilyn Bowden of Atlanta, Debbie Hargrave of Watkinsville, Laurie Roddy of Knoxville and Beverly Maiellaro of Atlanta; and eight grandchildren.

His funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today at Smoke Rise Baptist Church. A graveside service will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Oconee Hills Cemetery in Athens.

The family is asking that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to Athens Y Camp, attn: Ed Schaefer, P.O. Box 8, Tallulah Falls, GA 30573; or Camp High Harbour, attn: Ken O’Kelley, business office, 200 Main St., suite 108, Gainesville, GA 30501.

Tom M. Wages Funeral Service in Snellville is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at

The Clayton Tribune, Dec. 22, 2011

Margaret Jane Lutz
May 02, 2013 | 1897 views | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Margaret Jane Lutz, 86, died peacefully Sunday, April  21, 2013, at her son’s home in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla..

Jane was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Hurlock, Md., to Lynn and Mildred Mann. She moved to Clayton in 1953 with her late husband, Paul D. Lutz, and it was home for more than 54 years. Both were members of Clayton First United Methodist Church and very active in the community.

She is survived by: her only son, David Lynn Lutz; and grandchildren, Casey, Melanie, Alyssa and David.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Clayton First United Methodist Church.

Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet