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Melvin Martin Bowman
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1916
Death: Oct. 30, 2006

Melvin Martin Bowman, 90, of Dryden Road, Sadieville, died Thursday October 26, 2006, at his residence. He was born September 22, 1916, a son of the late Colie and Effie Hutchison Bowman. Melvin was a devoted husband and most caring and loving daddy and papaw. He was a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by: wife Sara Frances Jenkins Bowman; son Harold Wayne Bowman; daughter Betty Bowman Bedford; daughter-in-law Sandra Swinford Bowman; grandson Paul Douglas Bowman; four sisters; and a brother. Survivors include: daughter Kathie Bowman (Jim) Williams, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; son Hillis Ray Bowman, Irvin; granddaughters Jennifer Michelle Ledford and Christina (Bobby) Grindstaff, Cynthiana; grandsons Joseph Alan Bedford, Carlisle, and Harold Wayne Bowman, Jr., Anthony Todd Bowman, David Lee Bowman and Kevin Bradley Bowman, all of Cynthiana; brothers Perry (Mildred) Bowman, Lexington, and Frank "Bo" (Mary Ann) Bowman, San Bernadino, California; sisters Rhoda Cole, Hamilton, Ohio, and Margaret King Bodden, Crystal River, Florida; and 12 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 30, 2006, at the Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home, officiated by Bro. Larry Lee Jones. Burial will follow the service in Battle Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Harold Wayne Bowman, Jr., David Lee Bowman, Anthony Todd Bowman, Kevin Bradley Bowman, Joseph Alan Bedford, Justin Paul Bowman and Jim C. Williams. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Cola Martin Bowman (1891 - 1949)
  Effie L Hutchison Bowman (1900 - 1990)
 
 Spouse:
  Sara Francis Jenkins Bowman (1918 - 2004)
 
 Children:
  Harold W Bowman (1941 - 2004)*
  Betty Bowman Bedford (1948 - 2005)*
 
 Sibling:
  Melvin Martin Bowman (1916 - 2006)
  Rhoda B. Bowman Cole (1931 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Stop by for a Good Meal and Lively Conversation
 
Burial:
Battle Grove Cemetery
Cynthiana
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: A2-47
 
Maintained by: Cathy Case Muntz
Originally Created by: John Boyd
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43076102
Melvin Martin Bowman
Added by: Cathy Case Muntz
 
Melvin Martin Bowman
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