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Jimmy Wayne Fowler

January 21, 1936 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 84)


Chadbourn, NC

Jimmy Wayne Fowler, age 84, of the Cribbtown Community, died Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in his home.  Born January 21, 1936 in Columbus County, NC, he was the son of the late Robert L. Fowler and Mable Phipps Fowler.

He was a member of Welcome Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.  He was employed with Tabor City Cold Storage for 30 years and National Spinning for 28 years.

He is survived by his wife Sylvia Cribb Fowler of the home; two sons: Gerald Fowler and wife Carla of Whiteville, NC and Ricky Gene Fowler of Clarendon, NC; one daughter: Lynne Fowler Cribb and husband Barry of Chadbourn, NC; four sisters: Vivian Fowler Gore of Nakina, NC, Amanda Gail Hardin of New Smyrna, FL, Sharon F. Cox of Loris, SC and Sherry Hardee of Loris, SC; special brother in law: Larry O. Cribb and wife Tricia of Whiteville, NC; five grandchildren: Camillia C. Cumbee and husband Bobby, Bryson Cribb, Catelyn Bullock, Hannah Bullock and Ward Bullock; three great grandchildren: Konner Cumbee, Kolt Cumbee and Kyla Cumbee; and one great great grandchild: Addie Cumbee.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 23, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home.  Additional viewing time will be available Friday, April 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Cribb Cemetery, Old Cribbtown Rd., Chadbourn, NC.  Due to limited attendance in the chapel, please join the family in the cemetery.

Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic and CDC regulations, that limits attendance, please comply with safe distancing and brief visiting.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

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April 23, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th
Tabor City, North Carolina 28463

Funeral Service
April 24, 2020

3:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel
300 East 5th
Tabor City, NC 28463

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