Henry "Red" Albert Bow

May 20, 1911 - September 29, 2007

Henry Albert “Red” Bow passed away peacefully at his home in Whitewright, TX on Saturday morning, September 29, 2007 at the age of 96. Services will be held Monday, October 1, 2007 at 2:00pm, at Earnheart Chapel, with burial following at Pilot Grove Cemetery. Family visitation will be Sunday, September 30, from 2:00-4:00pm. Officiating the service will be Rev. Doyle Henderson. H.A. “Red” was born May 20, 1911, south of Whitewright, son of Oscar and Mollie Russell Bow. He graduated from Trenton High School. Red was the oldest member of Bethel Baptist Church on Hwy. 160 south of Whitewright. He married Willie Ayres Cornelius on July 7, 1982. They had 25 wonderful years together. Red started out working in Holmes Connelly’s drug store in Trenton, TX and later Gomer May’s drug store in Whitewright, Tx. From there, he was a farmer and cattleman and retired as a dealer in farm equipment, cars, and trucks. Red was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Edgar and Johnnye Bow; sister and brother-in-law, Foy and Dale Clower; and great-nephews Michael Wayne Bow; James Ayres, Marc Ayres, and Milton Simpson. Survivors are his wife, Willie Bow of the home; Judy Simpson, Bonham, TX; Jack and Nelda Ayres, Austin, Tx; Gertrude Ayres and Jane Ayres, Denison, TX; niece, Foy Jean Cate, Whitewright; nephew, O. G. Bow, Jr., Greenville, TX; and a very large family of children that loved him very dearly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund.

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Our prayers are with Red's family in your loss. a special prayer for you Foy Jean. Wyatt & Lela Griffin Wyatt & Lela E. Griffin, October 1, 2007 I remember Red Bow always being at decoration day at Pilot Grove. He would visit with my dad who was also born and raised in Trenton. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Deanne Holmes Barker, October 1, 2007 Thinking of you during this time of sorrow. Glen and Sue McCollum, October 1, 2007 So sorry to hear of his passing away. Gary and Karen White, September 30, 2007 So very sorry to hear of Red's passing away. Janet and Lora Smith, September 30, 2007 Mrs. Bow, I work with Judy and have talked with you several times at our office. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will be thinking of you and Judy and pray God will ease your grief. Bless you all. Sylvia Moore, September 30, 2007 Thinking of you at this time Richard and Dovie Nell Hogan, September 30, 2007 To the family of "Red" Bow, I am so sorry for your loss. I am David Newman,son of "Pete" and Elaine Newman of Trenton,Texas.Red's brother Edgar was married to my father's sister Johnnye. I have faint memories of Red from my childhood but, we always referred to Edgar as "Uncle Edgar" long after my aunt Johnnye passed.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this dificult time and I pray that God will give you comfort. David Newman 316 Carriage Circle Sherman,Texas 75092 David L. Newman, September 30, 2007 I will always remember the breakfast and dinner times we shared. The laughter and love. Paula Paula Allen, September 30, 2007