Zack Bowen was born March 27, 1880 in Kershaw county, South Carolina, to Press Bowen and Ira Peake Bowen.
On October 4, 1927, Zack Bowen was listed as the father on the death certificate of Heyward Bowen.
Zack Bowen was counted in the census on 02 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a fifty-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Avie Bowen; their children; Beatrice Bowen; Murdock Bowen, Leon Bowen, and Dollie M Bowen; and his grandson, Delmar Brown.
On January 9, 1942, Zach Bowen was listed as the living brother in the obituary of Willie B. Bowen.
Zack Bowen, 76, retired farmer of Blaney, died Monday, March 18, 1957.
Funeral services for Mr.Bowen was conducted at 4 o’clock, March 20, 1957 from the Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Sue Evans and the Rev. Charlie Powell. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Survivors included his wife, Mrs. Avis Branham; three daughters, Mrs. F. K. Jeffers of Columbia, Mrs. Beatrice Branham and Miss Dollie Mae Bowen, both of Blaney; five sons, Leslie Bowen of Lexington, E. E. Bowen of Columbia, Murdic Bowen of Dentsville and Leon Bowen and Delmar Bowen of Blaney; 22 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers were Manis Watts, Arthur Watts, Marshall Jeffers, Leslie Moak, Hubert Campbell and G. P. Monroe, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers were Marion Coker, Dr. A. Hampton, Harold Ross, Tom Campbell, Gary Goff, Glenn Brown, Howell Brown, Walter Miles, D. E. Jeffers, Dewey Brazell, Anderson Goff, Walter Branham, Ezell Kelly, E. T. Bowen, Jess Ross, Alton Nelson, Thruston Goff, Otis Goff, J. B. Lovett, Braska Jeffers, Bammie Jeffers, Edmond Hornsby, Sidney Heath and members of the Men’s Bible Class of the Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church.
The body was at Paschal Funeral Home.
On October 23, 2021, Zach Bowen, was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Beatrice Bowen Branham-Shirley.