Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Allen Horace Bowers

Allen Horace Bowers, 80, of Albemarle, NC passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord.   Allen was born September 10, 1939 in Albemarle, NC to the late William Horace and the late Macie Morgan Bowers.

Allen is survived by his wife, Nadine Barbee Bowers; son, Stanley Bowers and wife Donna; son, Dean Bowers and wife Mindi ; grandchildren, Graham Bowers, Preston Bowers and Madeline Bowers; sister, Sonja Crews of Atlanta, GA.; sister in law, Judy Lowder and husband Steve of Monroe, NC; nieces, Paula White and husband David, of Lawrenceville, GA., Sharon Brangers and husband Kevin of Roswell, GA.; nephew Jonathan Lowder and wife Laurie of Monroe, NC as well as many other loving family members and friends.

Allen was a lifelong resident of Stanly County and a graduate of Catawba College. His career began when he was a young man as he worked with his father at Bowers Implement Company.  Upon his father’s death, Allen served president of Bowers Implement Company until he became co-owner of Quality Equipment, LLC.  He served on the Board of Directors of Carolina Equipment Dealers Association for many years.  Allen’s love and respect for the farmers of this area will long be remembered by all.

Allen served his community in many ways.  As a young man he was a member of the Air National Guard of Stanly County.  He proudly served as a member of the Board of Directors for Stanly Memorial Hospital for 17 years.   He was a Mason with Albemarle Lodge 703 and a Stanly County Shriner.  Allen was a faithful member of Salem United Methodist Church where he served as a trustee for many years.

Allen was an avid world traveler. He and Nadine loved visiting new places and meeting new friends.  He was proud to say that he had been to all 50 states as well as many European and Asian countries.  He loved watersports, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. 

Due to COVD-19 a graveside service will be held at Salem United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 12 with visitation to follow after the service.   In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to either the Salem United Methodist Church Building Fund or to the Stanly Community College Foundation.

Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is entrusted with arrangements. 


  • Sue Earnhardt Posted September 4, 2020 1:49 pm

    This is very sad news to hear today. My sweet Nadine and family may God wrap his everlasting love around you all now and months to come.

  • Doug and Jane Clayton Posted September 4, 2020 3:26 pm

    So sorry to hear about allen. He was a great guy and friend. Great family. He will be missed.

  • Tammy Delsanto Posted September 4, 2020 3:34 pm

    Allen will be missed dearly I can remember on board of the hospital and things around town he was honorable man, husband and friend. He was a true friend to anyone could tell stories of his travels to different places but sure was a man of faith. He will be truly missed

  • John Enamait Posted September 4, 2020 3:41 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to Nadine and the entire Bowers family! Allen will be missed.

  • Susan Calloway Posted September 4, 2020 3:46 pm

    Nadine, I have you and your family in my heart and in my prayers 💗🙏🏻

  • Betty Lowder Posted September 4, 2020 3:48 pm

    Nadine, I am so sorry for you lost. It was such a shock to here about Allen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sadden time.

  • Gwen Posted September 4, 2020 4:30 pm

    So so sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️❤️

  • Joe Ann Huneycutt Posted September 4, 2020 4:34 pm

    Nadine so sorry to hear of Allen passing. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Please tell your boys we are thinking.of them also. So terribly sorry.

  • Annette Harris Posted September 4, 2020 6:38 pm

    Nadine you and your family are in my prayers. So sorry for your loss. God is holding each of you very close with His caring and loving arms. 🙏🙏🙏❤️

  • Sandra Abda King Posted September 4, 2020 9:11 pm

    💔💔💔R. I. P praying for your family’s terrible loss

  • Rick and Donna Talbert Posted September 4, 2020 10:02 pm

    Nadine – we are shocked and saddened to hear of Allen’s passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Such a kind man with a loving wife!

  • Pat Burris Posted September 5, 2020 6:41 am

    We’re so sorry for your loss…..praying for your family……
    Love, Pat and Jerel

  • Tommy and Judy Murrell Posted September 5, 2020 7:56 am

    Oh Nadine! We are so upset to learn of Allen’s passing. You are in our hearts, thoughts, and prayers. May God bless you and your family during this difficult time. Much love.

  • Michael and Pattie Huneycutt Posted September 5, 2020 10:32 am

    Prayers for you sweet Nadine and all the Family. He will truly be missed. May God wrap you in His love and give you peace that passes all understanding.

  • Jerry and Maxine Dunn Posted September 5, 2020 2:26 pm

    So sorry to hear of Allen:s Passing. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort in these times. You are n our prayers God bless

  • Al and Kassie Taylor Posted September 5, 2020 3:14 pm

    Allen and Nadine were two of the first people we met when we moved to Albemarlw. We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Allen. He was a true gentleman that loved his family and community. He will be missed by many. We send our love and condolences to the entire Bowers family.

  • Wanda Boyd Posted September 5, 2020 5:57 pm

    Love and Prayers for you, Nadine! May God wrap his healing arms around you to guide your peaceful feeling!

  • Ahead Ken Howell Posted September 5, 2020 6:25 pm

    Prayers to this wonderful sweet Family

  • Gaynelle Brookd Posted September 5, 2020 7:17 pm

    Nadine, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God send you the comfort needed during yor time of sorrow. Prayers for you and family.

  • Riger and Patricia Morton Posted September 5, 2020 9:16 pm

    Nadine and Family
    Sending love and prayers to your family at this time may. God’s hands hold you close for comfort.

  • Holly and Tom Norwood Posted September 6, 2020 12:18 pm

    Our arms are wrapped around you all and we LOVE YOU SO MUCH, MY PRECIOUS FRIEND. 🙏🙏🙏♥️

  • Greg and Libby Vick Todd Posted September 6, 2020 5:15 pm

    Heaven has gained another angel. Our prayers are with you, Nadine, and the entire family.

  • BETTY BRILEY Posted September 7, 2020 11:51 am

    Nadine, Stanley, and Dean,
    Our sincere condolences to all of you and your families. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers today and the days to come. Allen was always a fun guy to be around. Embrace the wonderful memories you shared.
    Betty, Todd, and Kevin

  • Helen Rice Posted September 7, 2020 4:14 pm

    Dean and Mindi,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of your father and father-in-law. Thinking of you and your whole family!

  • Jane Hartsell Posted September 8, 2020 10:10 am

    My dear Nadine. I am so very very sorry about Alan. You both have been great friends for many many years. We all will miss him terribly and pray that God will comfort you with your memories. Love to you all!

  • Carol Shank Posted September 8, 2020 5:06 pm

    Nadine and family, Thinking of you at this time…Please know you have friends that love you and lifting you before the throne of Jesus Christ.. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Beth Turner Posted September 8, 2020 5:20 pm

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Your family will be in my prayers during this difficult time.

  • Saundra and Larry Shoe Posted September 9, 2020 8:52 am

    Nadine, Stanley and Dean, we are so sorry to hear about Allen. Sending you prayers as you go thru the upcoming days, months and years without your precious husband and father. Nadine, you and Allen were always such good friends to my mom and dad and we are truly thankful for the love you both showed toward them. You are forever in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Louise Harrington Isenhour Posted September 9, 2020 4:46 pm

    Nadine and family, I am so sorry for your loss. With love and prayers for you all.

  • Jenny Hatley Posted September 11, 2020 10:34 am

    Praying for you all, Nadine

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