|Georgia V. Bowman, age 89, of Galesburg, Illinois formerly of Gilson, Illinois died on Friday, November 20, 2009 at 12:30 A.M. at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on February 14, 1920 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Roy L. and Verna Campbell Morrison.
She married Earl H. Bowman on April 9, 1938 in Galesburg, Illinois.
He preceded her in death on December 25, 2004.
Son: John Bowman of Fairview, North Carolina
Daughter: Mary (Michael) Dunn of Knoxville, Illinois and Lorelei (Elden) Neal of Galesburg, Illinois
Seven Grandchildren: Michael (Denise) Bowman, Leigh Bowman, Michele Theobald, Elden R. Neal, Susannah Neal, Jason (Christy) Dunn and Abby (Ty) Putnam
Twelve Great Grandchildren and Three Great Great Grandchildren
Preceded in death by her parents; daughter-in-law: Jan Bowman and one grandson: Terry Bowman
She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1937. She was a homemaker and farm wife.
She was a member of the Orange Chapel United Methodist Church in rural Gilson, Illinois.
She active in her church and community and was a member of the Delong Book Club. She loved to read and sew.
Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Friday, November 27, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. at the Haynes Cemetery in rural Delong, Illinois with Rev. Dan Doty officiating.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 25, 2009 from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M. at the Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to the Orange Chapel United Methodist Church or the Children's Milk Fund in Galesburg, Illinois.
Online condolences may be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.