MARGIE ELIZABETH BOWDEN DARK

Posted 1/17/19

Margie Elizabeth Bowden Dark, the daughter of the late Thomas Ross and Mabel McMasters Bowden began her inspirinmg journey on September 18, 1944 in Chatham County, North Carolina, On January 4, 2019, …

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MARGIE ELIZABETH BOWDEN DARK

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Margie Elizabeth Bowden Dark, the daughter of the late Thomas Ross and Mabel McMasters Bowden began her inspirinmg journey on September 18, 1944 in Chatham County, North Carolina, On January 4, 2019, she gracefully completed her life and purpose that God ordained and entered eternal rest from her labor.
Margie joined Rocky River Missionary Baptist Church at an early age where she remained dedicated and active throughout her life in numerous roles, including as a deaconess, usher, secretary, and choir member. Margie also served for many years holding various office in the Deep Riber Missionary Baptist Association.
Margie was educated in Siler City, NC and graduated from Chatham High School in 1962. In 1965, Margie began working at Kellwood (Glendale) Company in Siler City and retired in 2005 after 40 years of service.
In 1964, Margie married Ralph Calvin Dark of Siler City and enjoyed 45 years of matrimony until his death in 2009. To this union, one son, Ralph Calvin Dark II was born.
Margie will be lovingly remembered for her love of music, wit, frankness, sense of humor, and appreciation of regular fellowship with her enormous extended family, friends from her childhood, work, and community.
Margie was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Calvin Dark, one sister, Ophelia Jeffers, and four brothers, Roy, Melvin, Clyde, and Jerome Bowden.
Margie leaves the blessing of her life and memory to: son, Ralph Calvin Dark II of Washington, DC; two brothers, Marvin Bowden of Staley, NC and Ronald Bowden of Liberty, NC; a host of beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives, friends, the community at Coventry House in Siler City, NC and so many others.

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