APPLING, Ga. - Entered into rest February 4, 2009 at Heartland Hospice of Augusta, Mrs. Ruth English Bowman, wife of Mr. Carden Bowman. Mrs. Bowman, a native of Ft. Valley, Ga., lived most of her life in the Augusta area where she worked in civil service at Ft. Gordon. She was a member of Martinez Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband; three sons, Marion Card and his wife Jennifer, Augusta, Ronald Card, Savannah, Ga., Richard Card, Appling, Ga.; one stepdaughter, Joni Dwyer, Hephzibah; one sister, Mary Burroughs, Cario, Ga.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Martinez Baptist Church, Rev. Phillip Winsett officiating. Interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown. Pallbearers will be deacons of Martinez Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Parkinson's Disease. The family will receive friends at Martinez Baptist Church, 3632 Lynnwood Dr., Martinez, Ga. 30907, Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. McNeill Funeral Home, 109 Shaw Street, Martinez, Ga. 706-364-9122.
The Augusta Chronicle-February 5, 2009