|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1881|
|Death: ||May 10, 1971|
Mary was born 21 April 1881. She shares a stone with her husband, Arthur D. Bowdoin who she married 11 December 1899 in Anderson Co, TX. Mary died 10 May 1971 in Anderson Co, TX.
OBITUARY: Palestine (TX) Herald-Press, Tuesday, 11 May 1971:
Mrs. Arthur D. Bowdoin, 90, of Rt. 1, Elkhart, died Monday at 1:45 p.m. in a local hospital following a long illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Hassell & Foster Chapel with the Rev. John Barfield, the Rev. Colin Furr and the Rev. Horace Fletcher officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories, Elkhart. The body will be at Hassell & Foster until after chapel rites.
Pallbearers will be the following nephews: Gene Nelson, Clarence Gammage, Doyle Gammage, Ray Scoggins, Homer Coleman and Weldon Burke.
Mrs. Bowdoin, the former Mary Edna Gammage was born April 21, 1881 in Prescott, Arkansas to the late William Nathaniel Gammage and Emma Raines Gammage. Resident of the Elkhart area for 83 years, she was a charter member of the First United Methodist Church, Elkhart, and was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Daniel Bowdoin, Elkhart farmer, on June 4, 1961.
Survivors include a son, W. O. Bowdoin, Palestine; three daughters, Mrs. Gladys A. Bell, Elkhart; Mrs. Emma Hazel Bell of Palestine, and Mrs. Edna Muriel Jones, Elkhart; two brothers, Ivan M. Gammage and Albert Nathaniel Gammage, both of Elkhart; four step-children, Rex Bell of Dallas, Mrs. Iva Pearl Milton of Mesquite, Mrs. Carol Joyce Loftis of McKinney and Mrs. Jerry Lou Bailey of Irving; 9 step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Una Mae Bowdoin in 1918, and a son, Lacy Seth Bowdoin in 1915.
Nathaniel William Gammage (1862 - 1938)
Emma Raines Gammage (1859 - 1933)
Arthur Daniel Bowdoin (1879 - 1961)*
Una Mae Bowdoin (1902 - 1918)*
Gladys Aline Bowdoin Bell (1904 - 1982)*
William Odell Bowdoin (1906 - 1987)*
Emma Hazel Bowdoin Bell (1909 - 1994)*
Lacy Seth Bowdoin (1913 - 1915)*
Edna Muriel Bowdoin Jones (1918 - 1999)*
Mary Edna Gammage Bowdoin (1881 - 1971)
Christopher Columbus Gammage (1883 - 1965)*
Ivan Middleton Gammage (1888 - 1973)*
Samuel David Gammage (1894 - 1965)*
Tom Paxton Gammage (1897 - 1966)*
Mary E. Bowdoin
Garden Of Memories
Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
Record added: Apr 01, 2007
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