Marian Chandler Bowen, age 91, of 607 North Third Street, Vienna, died on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at her home.
Born in Coffee County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Robert Chandler and Elline Burton Chandler. Shortly after her birth, her family moved to Dooly County where she continued to reside. After graduating from Georgia Women’s College, she taught high school history in Ocilla, Georgia for four years. Marian moved back to Dooly County to teach at Vienna High School and retired from Dooly County High School. Marian was a member of Vienna United Methodist Church where she faithfully served in many capacities as long as her health allowed. She was a Sunday School teacher, a member of the United Methodist Women, and the Morning Glory Circle. She was a volunteer with the church food pantry and the Open Hearts Ministry.
Judy Carter (Trav) of Atlanta
Rooney L. Bowen, III (Allison) of Vienna
Anne Chandler Bowie (Flynn) Columbia, SC
Ben Carter (fiancée Maddie Tengel) of Chicago
Elizabeth Carter of Atlanta
Chandler Bowen (fiancée Bless Darrah) of Atlanta
Haydon Davis of Montana
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Monday, May 22 at Vienna United Methodist Church with interment immediately following in the Vienna City Cemetery.
The family will greet friends 4 - 6 pm Sunday, May 21 at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorials can be made to Vienna United Methodist Church, 205 North Sixth Street, Vienna, Georgia 31092.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.
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