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James Clay Bowman
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1884, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1972
Van Buren
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA

Funeral services for James Clay Bowman, 87, of Route 1, Rudy, Arkansas, who died Friday, August 21, 1972, will be held at 2 p.m Monday at Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church at Van Buren, Arkansas. Burial was in Mt.McCurry Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Bob Roberts, Weldon Ballentine, Richard Kirk, Harold Hunter, J.C. Burrow and Cleo Coatney Jr. Honorary pallbearers were L. M. Burkhart, Harold Hill, Jim Pigg, Bruce Hobbs, Charlie Hobbs, Will Hobbs, Irvin Brown, Franklin Neal, Leibert Peters and Archibald Hobbs.

A retired employee of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad, he leaves his wife Sophronia, who he married June 22, 1905; eight daughters, Mrs. Elsie Coatney and Mrs. Odell Brown, all of Rudy, Arkansas, Mrs. Aline Hunter of Van Buren, Mrs. Almedia Vandiver, Mrs. Betty Carney and Mrs. Margaret Burrow, all of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Mrs. Oma Mae Bryan of Henryetta; four sons, Henry of Cheholis, Washington, James of Van Buren, Clyde of Davenport, Washington and John of Fort Smith 37 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

Bio information was supplied to me by Tonia Holleman from her collections of bios. If you have any additional information you can contact Tonia at 
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  Sophronia Elizabeth Bowman (1890 - 1975)*
  Allene Bowman Hunter (1921 - 2016)*
  Margaret E Bowman Burrow (1923 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount McCurry Cemetery
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA
Maintained by: Ronald Walton
Originally Created by: Frances Allen Titsworth
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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James Clay Bowman
Added by: Frances Allen Titsworth
James Clay Bowman
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 Added: Feb. 3, 2009

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