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Ebert Bowen

July 25, 1961 ~ September 8, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old


Ebert L. Bowen, 62, passed away Friday, September 8, 2023, at his home in Burfordville. 

He was born July 25, 1961, in Chicago, Illinois, to Thomas L. and Betty Jo Thornton Bowen.  He and Lisa Proffer were married August 15, 1983, in Burfordville.  Three daughters were born to their union, Jessica, Leslie, and Robyn.

He worked many years with building maintenance at DHL Supply.

Ebert was a member of Connection Point Church in Jackson.  He coached in the girls softball league in Jackson, and  liked hunting, camping, bowling, and above all, spending time with his grandchildren, and attending their choir and sporting events. 

To cherish his memory, he leaves his wife of 40 years, Lisa Bowen of Burfordville; daughters, Jessica Allen (Stephen Johnson) and Leslie Bowen of Burfordville, and Robyn (Jake) Scott of Cape Girardeau; four grandchildren, Jacob McGuire, Isaiah, Aaliyah, and Keyairrah Allen, and Ebert was anticipating the birth of another granddaughter, Lottie Scott.

Also surviving are three siblings, Ed (Marilyn) Bowen of Jackson, Thomas (Olivia) Bowen of Chaffee, Missouri, Danny Bowen of Cape Girardeau; and close family friend, Ryan (Melissa) Medlin of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and Lisa’s parents, Troy and Rosalie Proffer; and a niece, Jennifer Garland.  

Visitation is from 10 a.m. to service time, Saturday, September 16, 2023, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. 

The Rev. Chris Vaught will conduct the funeral at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 16, at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Proffer Cemetery in Crump.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Mid-America Transplant Association, American Cancer Society, or the Diabetes Association.

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September 16, 2023

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
September 16, 2023

1:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Interment following funeral service
September 16, 2023

Proffer Cemetery
4738 Co Rd 379
Whitewater (Crump), MO 63785


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