Helen Bowman, 90 of Cumberland Gap, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at the Pineville Community Hospital. She was born Aug. 11, 1922 at Arthur, Tenn., a daughter of the late Garfield and Kate Barker Marsee. She was a retired Post Master of Cumberland Gap. She was a member of the Arthur United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Bowman, and sister, Christine Bostic.
Survivors include: daughter, Kathy Maxwell of Cumberland Gap, Tenn.; granddaughter, Johnna Shockley of Knoxville, Tenn.; great grandchildren, Benjamin and Evelyn Shockley of Knoxville, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randal Wright presiding. Music will be provided by Jonathan Preston. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Marsee Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Creech Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made in Helen’s name to the Arthur United Methodist Church.
Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com.