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Raymond Bowens

December 28, 1934 ~ July 21, 2018 (age 83)

Mr. Raymond Bowens, 83, of Wilson, NC, passed away on July 21, 2018 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC.

The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Brown Chapel FWB Church, 1507 Hadley Street, Wilson, NC.Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden, Lane Street, Ext., Wilson, NC. 

A public visitation will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018 from  3:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, JR. parkway, Wilson, NC.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Samuel Wilds and Luella Phillips; his grandparents, Welch and   Leola Alford Bowens.

Raymond loved being around family.  He leaves many cherished and fond memories to: his daughters, Rayenetta Bowens Parker of the home (her mother, Nannie Yelverton) and Yvette Bowens Graham of Raleigh, NC; his sons, Anthony Yelverton (Bernica) and Marlow Yelverton; one sister, Nadyne Wilds-Gilbert of Fayetteville, NC; grandchildren; Chorles L. Parker II, Karlie M.C. Parker, Julius A.A. Parker, Jada D. Graham, Asia Yelverton, Angel Yelverton, Mone’ Yelverton, Marlow Yelverton, Jr., and Jyi’Mari  Yelverton; god-children,  Lameaka King, Quanique Bridgers, Crystal  Williamson, Shelley Blackston, Sonnie Jenkins and Shamikio Allen; special cousins that were always there, Mary Lena Simms, Nathaniel Phillips, Leanna Ruffin, Charles and Veronica Eatmon, Earnest and Mae Farmer; a host of other cousins and relatives including special friends, Dequante Hoskins, Moses Hinnant, Joshua Bowser, Chorles Parker, Micheal Jones and Raymond Wells from Virginia.

Arrangements are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.

Condolences may be posted to or faxed 252-991-5849.

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