Bowden, Evelyn Veal

Owner And Operator Of Several Restaurants

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Evelyn Veal Bowden, 85, of Lookout Mountain, the West Brow Community, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 in a local hospital.

Evelyn was born on Aug. 29, 1934 to the late E. J. and Ollie Veal on Lookout Mountain, and was a graduate of Rossville High School, class of 1952. For many years she was the owner and operator of several restaurants, including the Ruby Falls Snack Bar, the West Brow Diner and Arrow Rock Restaurant. Golfing was her favorite hobby and one of her greatest honors was getting a hole-in-one at Big Sandy Golf Course. She was also a private caregiver and served on the Dade County School Board where she served as board chairperson. Evelyn was a member of Trinity Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Bowden; sisters, Martha Mae Veal and Imery Jean Dabbs; and brothers, Virlon and Melvin Veal.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Tex Powell; sons- and daughters-in-law, Randy and Cyndy Bowden and Bruce & Tolitha Bowden, all of Lookout Mountain; grandchildren, Lee, Blake, Matthew & Nicholas Bowden, Adam Powell, and granddaughter, Bridgette Meyer; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home, with Rev. Estel Sanders officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit ryanfuneralhome.net.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.

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