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Wilma Jean (Parsons) Bowden

September 14, 1942 — February 7, 2024


Wilma Jean Parsons Bowden, age 81, of Nashville, AR, passed away on February 7, 2024, in a local nursing home.

She was born September 14, 1942, in Prescott, AR and was the daughter of the late Jewell Parsons and Lois Hartness Parsons.

Wilma was a member of the New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She worked at the Little Red School House in childcare and at Nashville Primary School as a teacher’s aide. She retired from the U. S. Postal Service after 25 years. She enjoyed readinga good novel and taking scenic drives to view the beautiful fall foliage.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Mark Lance Bowden and a brother, Alton Parsons.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Jerry Bowden, son, Duane Bowden (Tammy), grandchildren, Dannielle Solorzano(Frankie), Brady Bowden and Brooke Bowden, great- grandchildren, Aubrey Castro, Katherine Castro and Eligh Solorzano, two sisters, Ima Semmler and Rhoda Small, a brother, Calvin Parsons and several nieces, nephews and a host of cousins and friends.

A graveside service was held on Saturday, Februaty 10, 2024 at Nashville Cemetery, Nashville, AR under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home.

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