David Bowen, age 89, of Valley Grande, AL, passed away January 16, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, the love of his life for sixty-nine years, Elois Bowen; parents, Samuel and Claudia Brown; two brothers and two sisters. Surviving are his children, Elaine (Doug) Bouder, Ellen (Gene) Ireland and Sandra (Charles) Shoultz; grandchildren, Angie Hammons, David (Priscilla) Pitts, Warren Reaves, Scotty Reaves, Laurie (Mitchell) Hall and Josh Shoultz; five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Blake officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Interment will be Pineview Memory Gardens with Selma Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers will be members of Northside Baptist Church where he served as a member and teacher for many years. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Park Place Nursing and Rehab and Homestead Hospice, and to his church family. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 2950 Citizens Pkwy., Selma, AL 36701.