WARRENTON, Ga.- Deacon Charles Lee Fowler Sr., of Warrenton, Ga., died Oct. 17.
Mr. Fowler was born October 24, 1950 to the late Mr. James Fowler, Sr. and Mrs. Lizzie Mae Johnson Fowler in Warren County. He was united in holy matrimony to Mary Lois Jackson on Dec. 26, 1971. To this union three children were added: Charle Lee Fowler, Jr. and Marcus Keith Fowler, and Michael Evans Fowler who preceded him in death.
Mr. Fowler attended Warren County High School. He attended Augusta Area Technical College and Savannah Technical College and earned degrees in Automotive Mechanical Engineering. He served in the U.S. Air Force for seven years and completed his military career in the U.S. Army Reserve with 25 years in February 2004. He received the Army Accommodation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Armed Forces Services Ribbon. During his career, he worked with the Warren County Road and Public Works Department, Johnson Motor Co., Thomson, Pan American and managed the Fort Gordon Automotive Craft Shop. He ended the highlight of his career as a heavy mobile equipment repairman at Fort Gillem.
In addition to his wife, Mary Lois Jackson, children, Charles Lee Fowler, Jr., Marcus Keith Fowler and mother, he leaves to cherish his memory two brothers, James Fowler, Jr., Johnny B. Fowler (Gracie); four sisters, Charlene Delores Engram (Michael), Lizzie Ann Pounds (Tony), Gloria Brogsdale (Richard) and Janet F. Harris McNair (James); his mother-ion-law, Mary Frances Pitts; one brother-in-law, Alfred Jackson (Patricia); two sisters-in-law, Gladys Hill (Walter), Joyce Sheffield (Alvester); five grandchildren, Jasmine Dawson, Jamal Dawson, Jeremy Norris, Jamaia and Jaquavis Fowler; two godsons, Jonathan Ficklin and James Shivers; three aunts, Ms. Susie Williams, Ms. Roberta Fowler and Mrs. Alice Fowler; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and special friends.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2004 at New Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Ronald Strong officiating.
Crawford Pinkston Roberts Funeral Home was in charge.