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Judy Kaye Bowen

Judy Kaye Bowen, age 63, of Sylva, NC, passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Bernice Broom Moore of Jackson County, NC and the late Lamar Joseph Moore of Atlanta, GA. 

She loved to read and enjoyed writing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her grandparents; Ira and Eva Broom of Jackson County, NC. and Clarence and Lula Moore of Atlanta, GA. as well as her brother Phillip Broom of Jackson County, NC.  

Judy is survived by one daughter; Stevi Nicole (Matt) Patterson, one son; Joshua Lamar Bowen, both of Arkansas and her grandchildren; Hunter Patterson, CharleeJane Patterson, Cadence Alvarado, and Abigail Bowen of Arkansas. One sister; Diane Moore and one brother; Ricky Moore, both of Jackson County, NC also survive as well as several nieces, great nieces, great nephews and several other family members and friends. 

No services are planned at this time. 


Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC is serving the family.

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So sorry for your loss.. prayers to each of you .

Brandy Hooper Jan 31 2022 6:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Judy Bowen

Barbara Jenkins Jan 30 2022 5:16 PM

Judy will greatly be missed by Vero staff. She always had a sweet smile and enjoyed visiting with staff. Prayers for her family.

Claudia king Jan 30 2022 2:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Judy Bowen

Sheila Jan 30 2022 3:35 AM

Judy you will definitely be missed by your peers at PSR in waynesville nc you brightened up a room when you entered it you had a sweet disposition about you.i will always remember your sweet smile.

Deborah Mahaley Jan 29 2022 3:23 PM

For having you in our lives we've all been blessed. You left us with beautiful memories. I will always remember your infectious laughter. Until we meet again in heaven.
Love , your other little sister.

Teresa Gibbs Jan 27 2022 10:01 PM