Thomas Arlee “T. A.” Bowen, age 81 of Lawrenceville died Monday, June 5, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:30 PM, Wednesday, June 7, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Dr. David Poe will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. A U.S. Army Veteran, serving in World War II, Mr. Bowen, was retired from General Motors with 31 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Muriel Justice Bowen, parents, Robert Lee & Effie Burel Bowen, brothers, Edsel Bowen and Grady Bowen. Survivors include: Daughter & Son-in-law: Gail & Bill Burson, Braselton; Brother: J. C. Bowen, Buford; Sister & Brother-in-law: Jewel & Bernard Gunter, Lawrenceville; Brothers-in-law & Sisters-in-law: Herman Justice, Dacula, Joe & Tense Justice, Lawrenceville, Douglas & Juanita Justice, Dacula, Edna Justice, Dacula, Edith & George Wagner, Lawrenceville, Rochelle & Bill Sedgwick, Deltona, FL, Dot Justice, Stone Mountain; Grandchildren: Dee Dee & Chuck Wright, Braselton, Lance Burson, Lawrenceville; Great Grandchildren: Logan Wright, Lyla Burson; Several Nieces & Nephews. Flowers accepted or memorial to The American Cancer Society, Gwinnett County Unit, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 260, Duluth, Georgia 30097. Family will receive friends from 1-4 PM & 6-8 PM, Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at