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This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to the Bowie family. The Chandler-Jackson family extends their deepest sympathies and condolences to the family.
Mrs. Myra Annette Bryant Bowie, 69, of Double Bridges Road, Elberton, wife of 53 years to James Roger “Jimmy” Bowie, Sr., passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at her residence.
Myra was born in Elberton on May 14, 1951, daughter of the late Boyce and Vivian Poole Bryant. Mrs. Bowie was a graduate of Abbeville High School and, after her children were raised, furthered her education in nursing. She attended the University of Georgia, received her Bachelor in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia, and her Masters in Nursing from Brenau University. She worked as a Nurse Practitioner at MedLink in Hartwell and later at Gwinnett Clinic. Myra was passionate about taking care of her patients and helping others. She was a member of Compassion Church in Hartwell. “Nana” enjoyed UGA Football, going to the beach, cooking, crafting, and being with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy; children: Rod and Sherri Bowie of Elberton and Rebecca and Walter Hash of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren: Sommer and Chris Morris, Samantha and Cody Lester, Jessica and JBen Hardman, Matt and Jessica Mason, Specialists Evan Bowie, US Army, and his fiancé Aleesha Green, and Maggee Bowie; great-grandchildren: Grayson and Lawson Morris; and friends too numerous to name.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Tracy Bowie Mason; and sister, Faye McCurry.
Funeral service celebrating her life will be held on Monday, July 27, at 10 o’clock at Celebration Outreach Center with the Revs. Bill Jones and Rick Womack officiating. Myra will be placed in the church at 9:00a.m on Monday morning.
Interment will follow in Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery with Charlie Norris, Tommy Williams, Steve Tanner, Michael Alexander, Eric Marmon, and Brandon Wilson.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Sunday, July 26.
Flowers are accepted.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Myra Annette Bryant Bowie
She was such a lovely person. she will be missed so much, she always had a lot of patience with my grumpy dad. I will miss seeing her. Rest in peace
Betty Campbell Aug 24 2020 12:00 AM
Myra was a very competent and knowledgeable NP. She was very pleasant to work with and was loved by patients and staff alike. We are all deeply missing her. She has a well deserved place in Heaven. Goodbye Myra! John
John Jul 26 2020 12:00 AM
What a lovely person, who will be deeply missed. It was always a pleasure to talk to her during my various trips to different Gwinnett Clinic locations. We shared a lot in common because she and I were born in the same year. RIP Myra.
KV Raju Jul 26 2020 12:00 AM
She was a blessing to me and so many. I was blessed to work with her! Shared laughs and lunch. Last words we shared will forever hold in my heart
To the Family
Tresa Jul 26 2020 12:00 AM