Sarah Catherine Bowen Emanuel

1925

Sarah Catherine Bowen Emanuel was born on June 8, 1925, the daughter of Earl Talmadge Bowen and Sarah Ivey Poovey Bowen, and stepdaughter of Jean Starnes Bowen, all of Elgin.

1930

On September 7, 1930, Sarah Bowen was listed in newspaper article “Children’s Party Is Given At Blaney.”

1930 Census Information:

According to the 1930 United States Census recorded on May 9th, 1930, Talmage E Bowen (32) rented a home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife Sarah I Bowen (35). They reported having been married when he was 26 and she was 27. Also in home was their daughter, Sarah C Bowen (4); adopted son, Heyward Keels (13), and his mother, Annie L Bowen (56). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina. Talmage E Bowen’s occupation was a farmer on a general farm.

1940 Census Information:

According to the 1940 United States Census recorded on May 5, 1940, Earl Talmadge Bowen (42) owned a home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife Sally Poovy Bowen (43). Also in home was their daughter, Sarah Bowen (14) and mother, Annie Bailey Bowen (68). It was reported at all family members were born in South Carolina. Earl Talmadge Bowen was a manager for a lumber company while Sarah Poovy Bowen kept house,Sarah Bowen was a student and  Annie Bailey Bowen was unable to work.

1942

On April 19, 1942, Miss Sarah Bowen was listed in the newspaper article, “Miss Sarah Bowen.”

1945

On April 29, 1945, Sarah Bowen was listed in the newspaper article, “Columbia College May Queen and Court

On May 2, 1945, Sarah Bowen was listed in the newspaper article, “Columbia College May Day Set For Saturday.”

1948

On June 10, 1948, Sara Bowen was listed in the newspaper article, “Watson-Jeffers Wedding Plans.”

1976

On September 27, 1976, Mrs. Charles Emanuel was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of Earl Talmadge Bowen.

2015

Sarah Catherine Bowen Emanuel died on Saturday, November 21, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease at the Carroll Campbell Place in Lexington, South Carolina.

Sarah Emanuel graduated from Fassifern School for Girls in Hendersonville, North Carolina, and from Columbia College. A former English teacher, she also served as a Kershaw County Soil Commissioner and was a lifelong member of Salem United Methodist Church.

She was survived by her four daughters, Harriett Camilla Emanuel Watson (Alan), Sarah Ivey Emanuel, Rebecca Jean Emanuel Cone (Mike), and Catherine Bowen Emanuel, and two grandchildren, Madison Burns Cone (Paige), and Sarah Alexandria Watson.

Her husband, Charles M. Emanuel, predeceased her.

The family would like to extend its thanks to the dedicated care workers on Ellis Crossing at the Carroll Campbell Place. In particular, the family thanks Michelle, Wilma, Sandy, Ashley, Linda, Sophie, Doris, Gladys, Dot, April, and others who treated their mother with respect, dignity, and great care. In addition, the family thanks Tri-County Hospice (Kim) for the excellent care she gave their mother.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Sarah Catherine Bowen Emanuel was held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2015, at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, 2810 Bowen Street, in Elgin, South Carolina, 29045. The Reverend Tim Burleson officiated. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Salem United Methodist Church, PO Box 66, Elgin, SC 29045.

Obituary Information:

2015.11.23 - Sarah Catherine Bowen Emanuel
November 23, 2015 State (published as The State)
Columbia, South Carolina Page 18
2015.11.22 - Sarah Emanuel
November 22, 2015 State (published as The State)
Columbia, South Carolina Page 47

Tombstone Information:

155242628_1564834679
Located in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA.
Photo added by Erica Roxann

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