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Bertha Mae Bowman
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1924
Death: Sep. 14, 2011

Bertha Mae passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 87. She was born to the union of Dan King and Sue Poe Bowman, she was the oldest of three children. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jack Bowman.

She was a member of Little Zion Baptist Church, Burgin, Kentucky. She graduated from Bate School as the valedictorian of her class. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from Kentucky State University and a Master's Degree from the University of Kentucky both degrees in business.

She taught at Bate School until integration. She was one of three black teachers to go to the fully integrated Danville School System. She retired after teaching in the Danville School system for 38 years.

She was survived by one sister, Beatrice Bowman Penman, and many nieces and nephews. 
 
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 Parents:
  Dan King Bowman (1901 - 1982)
  Sue Elizabeth Poe Bowman (1905 - 1998)
 
 Sibling:
  Bertha Mae Bowman (1924 - 2011)
  Jack Bowman (1927 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Robinson Road Cemetery
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Peggy L
Record added: Apr 10, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127719279
Bertha Mae Bowman
Added by: Peggy L
 
Bertha Mae Bowman
Added by: Peggy L
 
 
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