Henry M. Jowers, 71, of Seale, Alabama passed away early Wednesday morning, December 4, 2019 at Columbus Hospice in Columbus, GA.
A celebration of life service will be held 11:00 am EST on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home in Phenix City with Rev. Dixie Holton officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 4:00 to 6:00 pm EST at the funeral home.
Mr. Jowers, son of the late Joseph D. Jowers and Elsie Mae Tillery Jowers, was born December 31, 1947 in Columbus, GA. He was a project manager with Hewitt Industrial Contractors, retiring with 20 years of service. Mr. Jowers was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union and the American Hereford Association. He enjoyed farming and tending to his cattle, watching the Alabama Crimson Tide and his many NASCAR trips with Ruthie, his wife. He loved working with his hands, tinkering with classic cars and the many projects around his farm. He enjoyed spending time and sharing memories with his family, friends, and especially his grandchildren. He was Baptist by faith. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Ruthie Jean Jones Jowers, and a sister, Judy Jowers Howard.
He is survived by two sons, Henry D. “Jake” Jowers and Jason Jowers and wife Colleen; both of Phenix City, AL, one sister, Ramona Richardson and husband Jerome of Phenix City, AL, two precious grandchildren, who called him Papa, Courtlyn Jowers and Beau Jowers; brother-in-law, Tommy Howard, Sr., nephews, Josh Johnson, Joey Johnson (Jessie), and Tommy Howard (Stacia), his special buddies Charles Wynn, Kyle Morris, and Jerry Daughtry and host of extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or Shriners Hospitals for Children at 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL, 33607.