Linda Alice Bowen

Linda Alice Bowen, age 81, of Brimley, MI passed away Friday afternoon, July 1, 2022, at My Michigan Medical Center – Sault Ste. Marie.

Linda was born in Bay City, MI on September 25, 1940, the daughter of the late Arnett and Alice (Marsh) Tinsley.  She graduated from Brimley High School with the class of 1958.  On October 4, 1973, she married George E. Bowen, Sr. in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.  She was an avid reader and even when her eyes no longer allowed it, she listened to audio books. She enjoyed playing games, cards, honors, phase10, skip-Bo , cribbage and especially loved beating people at these games but more than that enjoyed the people that played with her. She attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church for years.  Her greatest joy was taking care of her grandchildren. She loved the “littles”.

Linda is survived by her children: George Bowen, Jr, Perri (Arthur) Cooper of Sault Ste Marie, Robin (Fred) Farris of Bradley, SD, Jill Dorsett of Denton TX, Honesty Willis, Jesse (Lori) Bowen, and Noah (Marilyn) Bowen all of Bay Mills; a son-in-law: Terry Sebastian of Sugar Island, MI, 18 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren and one great-grandchild as well as many nieces and nephews. Linda is also survived by two siblings: Demaris (Alex) Richardson of Newberry and John (Barb) Carlisle of Brimley.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: George Bowen Sr, a daughter: Mindy Sebastian; two grandchildren, Billy Cameron and Jessi Dorsett, brothers Samuel Carlisle, Tim Tinsley, and sister Marsha Wiser.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Bay Mills Cultural Center.  Interment will be at Mission Hill Cemetery at 3:00 PM.    A light luncheon will be served.

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