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Thelma Lee Bowlin

January 15, 1938 — September 14, 2022

Thelma Lee Bowlin of Purcell, Oklahoma was born on January 15, 1938 in Wetumka, Oklahoma to Roy and Mildred (Neese) Little and passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at the age of 84 years.

Thelma was raised a pastor’s child in Oklahoma and Arizona. On March 15, 1953 she married Edward Bowlin in Solome, Arizona. To this union two children were born, Charles and Pamela. In 1973 they moved back to Oklahoma. Always a faithful follower of Christ, Thelma was active in many roles at church, and was most recently a member of Memorial Assembly of God in Purcell for the last 23 years. She and Ed retired from Noble Schools in 1993 and enjoyed many years of fishing at their lake home. She was an excellent cook and her pies were always a top request.

She leaves behind her daughter Pamela Walck, brother Rex Little, daughter-in-law Suzie Bowlin. Grandchildren, Bobbi Jo and Hooter Haught, Jason and Jaime Bowlin, April and Corey McAlister. Great grandchildren: Dazie, Brix, Rae Lynn, Kayden, Bryce, Bailey, Allie, and a host of many other family and friends.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers, her husband Ed Bowlin, her son Charles Bowlin, and a great granddaughter, Gracie Haught.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Memorial Assembly of God - Diana’s Food Pantry.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, September 19, 2022 at Memorial Assembly of God Church, Purcell, OK with Bro. Justin Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, OK under the direction of John W. Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, OK. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at


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