Graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, March 5, 2021 at Mt. Salem Baptist Church, 265 Salters Mill Road, Americus, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Christopher was born June 6, 1968 in Americus, Georgia to Diane Dorsey Bowens and the late William Bowens Jr. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Williams Bowens Sr., Voncille Bowens, and Betsy Dorsey, and mother-in-law Gloria Sims. He was a member of the class of “86” of Americus High. He was a lovable person who loved to joke and make people laugh. He was a member of The Household of Faith Ministries, under the leadership of Overseer Apostle Dr. Marcia Carter and Bishop Dr. Walter Carter, whereas he remained faithful until death.
He leaves to cherish his memories a beloved wife Sharon Bowens of 28 years, Americus, Georgia, four children Akelia Bowens, Christopher Bowens Jr., Tameal Bowens, and Shominique Mitchell all of Americus, Georgia; three grandchildren Taylor Minnis, Zyon Sanders, Jasa Sales; siblings, Teresa Dorsey, Katrina Campbell (Anthony), Monica Bowens all of Americus, Georgia; aunts and uncles, including devoted aunt Myrtice Bowens, Patricia Dorsey, MaeBell Bullard, Alvin Bowens (Carolyn) Daniel Dorsey, Peggy Ann Dorsey, Joanne Floyd (Ernest), Emmitt Dorsey (Margie); two fathers-in-law, Victor Hayes Sr., Atlanta, Georgia, Charlie Sims, Americus, Georgia; brother/sisters-in-law, Tricia Kleckley (Sean), Sakrina Fletcher (Michael), Angela Hall (Corralus), Eddie Jean Butts, Victor Hayes Jr. (Frances), Cory Hayes, a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, dedicated friends and beloved sisters and brothers of The Household of Faith Ministries Church family.