Dr. Michael Lynn Chowins, a resident of Henryetta, died Nov. 18, 2020 at his home at the age of 79. He was born Nov. 3, 1941 in Abilene, Tex., to Wayne Jones Chowins and Grace Rovella (Hayden) Chowins.
He served the United States in the Army National Guard.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Henryetta. He was a doctor of optometry and retired in 1998. He married Carolyn Ann Hall Aug. 2, 1958.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and by one sister, Ann Tesney.
Dr. Chowins is survived by his wife, Ann Chowins of the home; two sons: Todd Chowins of Oklahoma City, Ted Chowins and wife Susie of Henryetta; grandchildren: Hunter Chowins and wife Brawna of McAlester, Aulden Chowins of Henryetta; great-grandchildren: Ryder Padgett, Anna Padgett, Walker Padgett, Tuff Chowins, and Knox Chowins; two brothers: W. J. Chowins of Wetumka, and Kenneth Chowins and wife Esther Kansas City, Kans.; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Viewing will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Integrity Chapel with Rev. Wesley VanMeter, officiating. Interment will follow at Wetumka Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.