The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, January 02, 2004
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Phyllis A. Bowman, 73, Franklin, [IN] died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Todd-Aikens Health Center Franklin, [IN].
Born Feb. 1, 1930, Shelbyville,[IN] d/o Doyle and Dorothy (Courtner) Thurston.  Married  Jack Eugene Bowman  on March 5, 1949, he preceded her in death on April 29, 2001.
Survivors include 1 son, Kevin T. Bowman, Indianapolis, [IN]; 1 brother, Keith B. Thurston  of Shelbyville, [IN]; 2 grandchildren, Chad J. Bowman  and  Jessica A. Bowman.
Phyllis lived in Franklin, [IN] since 1990, moving there from Edinburgh. 
Worked:  Administrative Office at Franklin College, retiring in 1993. 
Volunteered:  at Johnson County Memorial Hospital.
Attended Shiloh Church in Franklin, [IN]
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home, 819 S. Harrison St.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations:  American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Summarized by Gloria Jackson


The  Shelbyville  News
April 30, 2001
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Jack Eugene Bowman, 73, of Franklin, died Sunday, April 29, 2001, in Franklin.
Born Nov. 8, 1927, in VanBuren Township, s/o  Leonidas and Nora (Powell) Bowman.  He married  Phyllis Ann Thurston  on March 5, 1949, and she survives.
Other survivors include one son, Kevin T. Bowman  of Indianapolis; one sister, Mrs. Lowell (Doris) Williams  of Florida; and two grandchildren, Chad Bowman  of Phoenix, Ariz., and  Jessica Bowman  of Franklin.
Preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Lived in Franklin for the last 11 years and was a former resident of Edinburgh and Mitchell.
Graduated in 1945 from Fairland High School, received a bachelor of arts degree and master’s degree in education and school administration from Indiana University, served in the U.S. Navy in the late 1940s, was superintendent of schools in Mitchell and Edinburgh and assistant superintendent of the Franklin School system, retiring in 1990.
Attended Shiloh Church in Franklin.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home, 819 S. Harrison St., with the Rev. David Williams officiating.
Burial Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 9410 Priority Way West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, January 21, 1999
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Ron N. Bowman, 49, Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Beech Grove.
Born April 14, 1949, in Shelbyville, s/o Imogene (Meadows) Skelton.  On Feb. 16, 1986, he married  Jodi (Dobbs) Bowman, and she survives.
1966 graduate of Shelbyville High School.  Worked in engineering at Freudenberg-NOK.
Other survivors include a son, Tom “Spike” Bowman, Shelbyville;  two stepdaughters,  Mrs. Todd (Kim) Brokering, Shelbyville, and  Mimi Law, Indianapolis; his mother, Beaverton, Ore.; and two grandchildren.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home, with the Rev. D. Alan Rumble officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions:  Self Shelbyville Boys Club.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Saturday February 2, 1907
Page 4 column 3
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          William Bowman, of Shirley, formerly of this city, is lying at the point of death as the result of a stroke of paralysis and complications.  He is a brother-in-law of  Lee Carrithers and a son-in-law of the late  Oliver C. Bassett, of Marion township.
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Ibid.
Tuesday February 5, 1907
Page 1 column 2
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WILLIAM  BOWMAN  DEAD
Man Well Known and Related to Shelby County People Passes Away at Shirley
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          William Bowman, for many years a resident of this county, residing in VanBuren township, died Monday afternoon at his home in Shirley, Indiana, the result of a stroke of paralysis several days ago.  Mr. Bowman was an old soldier and was aged about sixty-five years.  He served thru the war of the rebellion with honor to himself and country.  Mr. Bowman leaves a wife, one son, one daughter, Mrs. Joe Lucas; a granddaughter, Miss Smith  of Fountaintown; one sister, Mrs. Jones, of this city, and another  Mrs. James Howe, of Hendricks township, and three brothers, Mell,  Lon  and  Malon.  Funeral services will be held at ten a.m. Wednesday at Fountaintown and interment will be made in the Forest Hill cemetery, the local G.A.R. having charge of the funeral.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, June 30, 1887
Page 2, column 5
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Waldron, Ind., June 27, 1887 -- The remains of  Mrs. Melvina Bowman, a former resident of this community, who died at Frankfort, Indiana on Friday, were buried at Middletown at one o'clock on Saturday.  The funeral was largely attended as she was a favorite in this community where she resided years ago.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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