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Delbert Fowler

January 29, 1930 March 2, 2019
Delbert Fowler
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Obituary for Delbert Fowler

Mr. Delbert Fowler, 89, of W. Hendricks Street, Bowman, husband of 67 years to the late Dallas Mae Mattox Fowler, finished his course in faith on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at his residence with his family by his side.

Born on January 29, 1930 in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Delbert was raised in Carnesville by his parents, the late Hester Elijah "Hess" Fowler and Virginia Esther "Babe" Fulbright Fowler. He was employed at Elberton Silk Mill for several years before becoming the owner/operator of Fowler's Used Cars and a member of Bowman Church of God where he served on the Pastor's Council. He was a former member of Elberton Church of God where he served as Clerk and Pastor's Council. He enjoyed visiting the mountains and picking apples, and loved to go river rafting.

Left to cherish his memories are his children and their spouses: Kay and Jimmy Fortson of Sandy Cross, Elaine Dickerson of Bowman, Lynn and Randy Saxon of Dewy Rose, Ben Fowler of Elberton, and Dennis and Angela Fowler of Bowman; grandchildren: Mischelle Bishop, Shannon Fortson, Jason and Jenny Dickerson, Dawn and Shane Hart, Ashley Maxwell, and Drew Saxon; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and one on the way; brothers: Eddie and Mary Fowler and Burrell and Johnnie Sue Fowler, both of Carnesville; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Billy Dickerson.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, March 5, at 11 o'clock in the Bowman Church of God with the Revs.Stacy Lynch, James Gunn, and Chester Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery with his grandchildren officiating.

The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Monday, March 4.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Smoky Mountain Children's Home, 449 McCarn Circle, Sevierville, TN 37862.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Delbert Fowler.

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6:00 PM 3/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1265 Washington Highway
Elberton, GA 30635

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1265 Washington Highway Elberton 30635 GA
United States





11:00 AM 3/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bowman Church of God

476 East Railroad Street
BOWMAN, GA 30624

Bowman Church of God
476 East Railroad Street BOWMAN 30624 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Hillcrest Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bowman Highway
BOWMAN, GA 30624

Bowman Highway BOWMAN 30624 GA
United States

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