ALTON LEON BOWDEN, age 72 of Milton died Sept 18, 2018 at home after a brief illness. Leon was born March 26, 1946 in Engelhard, NC to the late Ruby M. Spencer and Edgar Bowden. Leon had worked for more than 34 years in the poultry industry, last as a Welder in the cage repair dept at Mountaire farms in Millsboro, De. Leon had become a member of Philadelphia Pentecostal Holiness Church in Ellendale, De.
Survivors: Wife Dolena E. Bowden of 54 years. 5 Sons: Linwood Downing- / Jonathan Downing / A. Leon (Bam) & Tiana Bowden, Jr. / Enrico & Mary Stratton / Frederick Lee Bowden / 1 Daughter-Elizabeth A. L.. & Rodney Williams / 28 Grandchildren / 35 GGChildren
5 Bro: Wm & Valerie Bowden / Allen Ray & Maggie Bowden / Charles C. & Mary Bowden / Billy R. & Glenda Bowden / James Mann / 1 Sis: Beatrice & Alfred Thomas
Service: Saturday Oct 6, 2018 at 2: pm / Friends may call at the church 2 hours before service
Philadelphia Pentecostal Holiness Church / 13724 S. Old State Rd / Ellendale, DE 19941
ARR: MILLER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES / 11475 Commercial Lane-C / Laurel, De 19956
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