Dorothy Bowman
May 23, 2012 | 1044 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dorothy Bowman, 91, of Brookport, died Monday, May 7, 2012 at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest.

Mrs. Bowman was a member of Brookport First Baptist Church and was a devoted mother and grandmother.

Survivors include two daughters, Lucinda Edwards of Illinois and Betty Hammack of Florida; 10 grandchildren, Jeff, Kevin, John and Nelson Edwards, Karen Alpers, Cheryl Depner, Pamela Emrich, Bobby and Douglas Bicknell and Sheila Castleberry; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; one sister, Marie Barnes of Kentucky; and one brother, Herschel Knight of Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Cinderella Wilson Knight; her husband, John D. Bowman; one daughter, Beverly Bicknell; and several sisters and brothers.

Funeral service was held Saturday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Siere officiating.

Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Mrs. Bowman’s grandsons and great-grandsons.
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