Originally created 03/03/00

Mr. John Bowman



THOMSON -- Mr. John Andrew Bowman, of Wisham Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Springfield Baptist Church with Chaplain Rosbie Mutcherson officiating. Burial will be in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Bowman, a native of Orlando, Fla., had retired as sergeant first class from the Army after 20 years. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict and Vietnam War and received the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal and Combat Medical Badge. He also worked as district manager at Pilgrim Health and Life Insurance of Augusta and as a dialysis manager at Augusta State Medical Prison. He was a member of Springfield Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Mac Andrew Bowman, Augusta; a daughter, Linnette Bowman, Augusta; three brothers, Dennis Bowman, Bradenton, Fla., Lucios Bowman, Tampa, Fla., and Harris Bowman, Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Frances Mitchell, Philadelphia, and Laila Dennis, Opelika, Ala.; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be members of an Army honor guard.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends in J.H. West Fellowship Hall after the service.

Thomson Funeral System is in charge of arrangements. The Augusta Chronicle March 3, 2000