Guyrene Truelove Bowling

February 3, 1930 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 90)


Guyrene Truelove Bowling – February 3, 1930

Guyrene Truelove Bowling, 90, of Murrayville, Ga. died on August 29, 2020.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on September 5, 2020, in the chapel of W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.  Reverend Les Fuller will officiate the service.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on September 4, 2020, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Interment will follow the service at Wahoo Baptist Church Cemetery.

Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved.  Where there is deep grief, there was great love!  Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning ~ Psalm 30:5

Guyrene Truelove Bowling, affectionately known by so many as Granny, went on to her heavenly home surrounded by her loved ones on August 29, 2020.

She was born on February 3, 1930, to Johnny Guy and Mary Parks Truelove.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Cranston Bowling, Sr. and her sons-in-law, Milton Gregory (Greg) Dunagan and Randy Poole.  Her survivors include her Children; Milton C. (Butch) Bowling Jr. and Karen Bowling, Gainesville, Archie and Bonnie Bowling, Murrayville, Carla Poole, Murrayville, Cindy and Marcus Lee, Murrayville Debbie Dunagan, Murrayville.  Her grandchildren; Lisa and Scott Whalen, Camden, NC, Josh and Lauren Bowling, Cumming, GA Stephanie and Gary Bieniasz, Edgewater, MD, Amanda Burkett, Cumming, GA, Richard and Heather Popham, Dahlonega, GA Casey and Casey Hall, Murrayville, GA, Wes and Amber Lee, Gainesville, GA, Jessica and Ross Vineyard, Melbourne, FL, Milton C. Bowling, III (Trey), Nashville, TN., and her great-grandchildren; Ciarra, Chase, Zoee, Alli, Kylee, Mason, Lexis, Loghan, Aurora, Parks, Monroe, Landon, Hudson, Ellie, Luca, Lillia, Anderson, Maddox.

Granny truly lived life to the fullest.  She loved to travel and watch westerns.  Her biggest joy was her family.  Even though she was an only child, she had numerous cousins who were more like siblings.  The bonds they formed are still going strong through many generations.  Going to granny’s house was always an adventure.  Whether we were playing in the creek, painting our fingernails with polk salad berries, climbing the old dogwood tree or stringing beans – there was never a dull minute.

In her later years, when her mind started slipping, one thing remained the same, her desire to be involved in whatever her great-grandkids were doing.  All she needed was time to comb her hair and get her shoes on.  As her time on earth was coming to an end, we all reminded her of how much we loved her.  As her body grew more tired, we all assured her that it was ok for her to get her shoes on and go.  There is no doubt that the moment she was absent from her body she was present with the Lord.  What a celebration she is having with so many that have gone before her.  Although our hearts are broken, we are standing on the Lord’s promise of a reunion day and oh what a day that will be!!

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September 4, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
W R Strickland and Sons Funeral Home
260 Main Street
Clermont, GA 30527

Funeral Service
September 5, 2020

11:00 AM
Strickland Funeral Home Chapel
260 Main Street
Clermont, Georgia 30527

Interment following funeral service
September 5, 2020

Wahoo Baptist Church Cemetery
9365 GA 52
Murrayville, GA 30564

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