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Ila Mae Bowman Skeen
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1905
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 2000
Archdale
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA

First husband: Walter Early Burrow

Second husband: Robert Guthrie Skeen


Mrs. Ila Mae Bowman Skeen, 95, died Oct. 29, 2000, at GrayBrier Nursing and Retirement Center after several months of declining health.
She was born June 13, 1905, in Stokes County, a daughter of Laurie and Nannie Carroll Bowman, who both preceded her in death. She was a resident of Archdale the majority of her life, a homemaker and a member of Glenola Baptist Church and the Willing Workers Sunday School Class. On Sept. 8, 1946, she married Robert Skeen, who preceded her in death Oct. 26, 1993. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Melva Parker, and a son, Leon Burrow.
Surviving are three sons, Harrison Burrow of Archdale, Leon Skeen of Lexington and Olin Skeen of Archdale; two daughters, Mrs. Jean Seward of Pensacola, Fla., and Mrs. Joe (Ann) Burton of Randleman; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Glenola Baptist Church by the Rev. W. Doug Davis and the Rev. Billy Self. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, and other times at the residence of Mrs. Ann Burton, of Randleman, or Harrison Burrow, Archdale.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be directed to Glenola Baptist Church, 8330 U.S. 311, Archdale, NC
 
 
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 Parents:
  Laurie A. Bowman (1873 - 1946)
  Nannie Carroll Bowman (1874 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Guthrie Skeen (1910 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  Margarette Lois Burrow (1926 - 1928)*
  Early Leon Burrow (1928 - 1998)*
  Harrison Gray Burrow (1930 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Gideon Bowman (1898 - 1976)*
  Carl Wesley Bowman (1899 - 1971)*
  Clarence Lee Bowman (1901 - 1960)*
  Ila Mae Bowman Skeen (1905 - 2000)
  John Gray Bowman (1909 - 1969)*
  Vestal Ray Bowman (1909 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenola Baptist Church Cemetery
Archdale
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Polly Fry Hagerman
Record added: Jan 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46356201
Ila Mae <i>Bowman</i> Skeen
Added by: Polly Fry Hagerman
 
 
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