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Ruth Lee Bowen

March 20, 1933 — June 8, 2023

Kinston, NC

"In times like these, we need a savior,

In times like these, we need an anchor,

Be very sure your anchor holds and grips the Solid Rock..."

With heavy hearts, we, the Staff and Management of R. Swinson Funeral Services, along with the Bowen and extended Family, announce the transition of 90-year-old Mrs. Ruth L. Bowen of 702 N. Independence Street Kinston, on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at ECU Hospice Care in Greenville, NC.

A Homegoing Celebration from the St. Augustus AME Zion Church will occur at 1:00 pm Saturday, June 24, 2023. Burial will follow the service at Southview Cemetary. A public visitation will be held from 4 to 6 pm Friday, June 23, 2023, from the Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel.

Left to cherish her memory are a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives & friends.

Please keep the Bowen & other relatives in your thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, June 23, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

R. Swinson Funeral Service

208 E Blount St, Kinston, NC 28501

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 24, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

St Augustus AME Zion Church

318 North St, Kinston, NC 28501

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Burial

Saturday, June 24, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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