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Bucilla Bowens

Bucilla Abron Bowens

Sunday, April 18th, 1926 - Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Sister Bucilla Abron Bowens entered this life April 18,1926 to Bridgett Skinner (Mother) and John Hopkins (Father) in Upshur County

Education: She started her education at New Mountain and finished at Valley View both in Upshur County
Sis. Bucilla Bowens accepted Christ at the age of nine at Prince Methodist Church. She held on to her God and Faith throughout her life even as God called her home on July 29,2020.

She moved to Crane Texas in 1952 and joined with Mt. Zion Baptist and baptized under Pastor Tommy Hollins. Under his leadership she served as church secretary for 28 years, as well as serving 27 years in the Permian Basin District Association. She was an active member of the Woman’s Mission, teacher of the Beginners, Primary, senior choir assistant, and B.T.U. director. In March of 1987 she united with the Faith Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor H. A. Bowens(deceased) there she served in the adult choir, president of the Matron Mission, president of Mission. In 2003 she offered her resignation due the failing health of Pastor Bowens. After returning to Crane she united with Mt. Zion Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor J.M. Jeffery where she was named Mother of the church her health started to fail, she no longer could continue to come to church but she still supported her church.

Sis. Bowens married Jimmy L. Abron(deceased)who she married in 1944 in Upshur County. To this union was born 5 children Jimmy(Evelyn) Patsy Abron(deceased),Diana Abron(deceased),Dorothy Brown(Oliver), Joyce Williams (Luis deceased),and Carol Davis(Bobby) her marriage to Pastor Bowens she inherited 2 sons and a daughter, George Bowens, Hamilton Bowens and Eunice Bowens.
Sis. Bowens loved her family and leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family. She always had advice if you needed it.

Her famous saying to all was “if you stick with me, I’ll make you famous” and at any moment she would always offer you Jesus.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 |
    When
    Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
    Location
    Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home
    Address
    1503 S. Gaston Street
    Crane, Texas 79731
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    Notes
    Wake will be held from 7pm until 9pm at the funeral home.
  • Service

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home
    Address
    1503 S. Gaston Street
    Crane, Texas 79731
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 |
    When
    Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
    Location
    Sunset Cemetery
    Address
    HWY 385 South
    Crane, Texas 79731
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Dianna Berry

Posted at 02:02pm
My Grandmother meant the world to me. She lived a long beautiful life. I am so blessed to be in her bloodline. I love you and miss you everyday! Tell Grandpa ReBaby misses him so much! I love y’all with everything in me.
MA

Maggie Amos

Posted at 11:53pm
I remember Cill making fresh creamed corn in a way that I had not had it before. It was so delicious. I learned to make my corn that way and think of her whenever I make cream corn. We enjoyed coming to your house as young adults and had so much fun with your family. She will be greatly missed.
Maggie (Skinner) Amos
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