May 1, 1922 Caruthersville Pemiscot County Missouri, USA
Jan. 3, 2003 Jonesboro Craighead County Arkansas, USA
Pearl Lorine Bowman, age 80, of Rector, Arkansas, died on Friday Jan. 3, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
She was born May 1, 1922, in Caruthersville, Mo. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Ferguson and Estelle Brotherton Ferguson.
She was a homemaker, a member of Rector United Pentecostal Church and had lived most of her life in the community.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James Bowman; one son who died in infancy, James Thomas Bowman, Jr.; one brother, Levi Ferguson; and one sister, Violet Smith.
She was survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Shelby Bowman of Piggott and Jim and Susie Bowman of Greenway; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Vernon Dubar of Lake City; three sisters, Sarah Smith of Rector and Mary Ingram and Tommie Daniels of California; 12 grandchildren, Denise, Lelani, Richard, Jimmy, Greg, Tabatha, Renee, Lauren, Rachel, Seth, Hannah, and Adam; eight great-grandchildren, Andrea, Jonathan, Colton, Morgan, Kali, Keifer, Caleb and Reagan.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Greg Bowman, Harold Anderson and Phil LaRue officiating.
Burial was in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.
Pallbearers were Phil Martin, Aldon Kilbreath, Jimmy Bowman, Richard Hardin, Jonathan Craft and Vernon Dubar.