John Harvey Bowen, MD
  • In lieu of flowers, please make memroial donations to:
  • Maryville-Alcoa Seventh Day Adventist Church c/o the John H. Bowen Fund
    P.O. Box 4128
    Maryville, TN 37802

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My uncle John, I truly feel blessed to have been your nephew and I will always treasure our little chats.

You definitely left your mark on this earth and I'm positive you have been welcomed in the kingdom of heaven.

I will miss you.


Posted by: Jeff rhodes - Fishers, IN - Nephew   Apr 15, 2013

Dr. Bowen was a very kind Christian, and he always picked me and my family up to take us to church every Sabbath in Maryville, Tennessee since I was nine years old.
I remember his mother in law, Mrs. D. Rhodes and his wife, Dusty, with fondness.

Posted by: Suzanne Ryder nee Whitley - Lincoln, NE - friend   Mar 18, 2013

A giant of a Christian man that I have always looked up to. Dusty and I taking a ride to Gatlinberg & sharing of her wisdom. Hamilton taking my two kids and me to get a Cedar for our Christmas tree one year. When the trumpet blows, we will get to see John again and will praise God throughout eternity for His Grace.

Posted by: Margie Lunt - Loma Linda,, CA - Friend   Feb 25, 2013

Dear Bowen family,
We're thinking of you during this time of grief. May your faith and good memories sustain you.

Posted by: Penny Parker - Maryville, TN - friend   Feb 22, 2013

I am very sorry to hear about Dr. Bowen's passing. He was a devoted friend to our family, especially to my Father and Mother, Don and Bobbie Garner of Louisville. Our families were neighbors for many, many years in Louisville. He and "Dusty" were there for my sisters, brother, and me when our parents passed away. I can remember their boys, Hamilton and Jackson, and my brother, Eddie, playing together in the summers of their youth. My heart and prayers

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Posted by: Sandra (Garner) Hurley - Knoxville, TN - Friend   Feb 21, 2013

Dr Bowen was a wonderful man and great individual, He will be missed. Our hearts go out to his family.

Posted by: Gloria Goddard / Dawn Mcginis - TN - friend   Feb 20, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you - so sorry to hear of your loss. Dr. Bowen will be greatly missed!
-Knoxville First SDA Church family

Posted by: Knoxville First SDA Church    Feb 20, 2013

May God bless the family of Dr. Bowen in their time of sorrow. I will never forget his kindness, friendship, and great conversations we had.

With fond memories, Mike Akins

Posted by: Mike Akins - Maryville, TN - friend   Feb 19, 2013

Liebe Trauerfamilie

Kein Trostwort ist so stark,
den groen Schmerz zu mindern.
Gott und die Zeit allein
vermoegen ihn zu lindern.

Seien Sie unseres Mitgefuehls versichert.

Roland Ledermann und Familie

Posted by: Roland Ledermann - IN   Feb 19, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the family members. We have been friends with Harvey and Dusty for many year. We knew Harvey back in Loma Linda and White Memorial days and have wonderful memories. May God give the family strength and comfort at this time of grieving. We will miss Harvey and his energetic smile. Special "Hugs" to Dusty.

Dr. Lewis and Marje Sommerville

Posted by: Dr. Lewis & Marje Sommerville - Candler, 28715, NC - Friends for many years   Feb 19, 2013