She courageously battled two forms of cancer for several years, and is now free and home with her Savior.
She was a member of Westwood Baptist Church. She was an R.N. with Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga for 10 years.
She was preceded in death by her father, David Braley.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Mitchell “Mickey” Bowman, of Charleston; daughters and son-in-law: Amanda and Tim Burnette of Cleveland and Brittany Bowman of Charleston; five grandchildren: Cooper, Gavin and Kendall Burnette, and Landon and Bryson Bowman; mother, Tommie Braley of Ooltewah; sisters and brothers-in-law: Deborah and Dewayne Hildreth of Ooltewah, Rhonda and Jerry Kirtley of Harrison and Lisa Braley of Ooltewah; sister-in-law and husband, Tanda and Melvin Walker of Charleston; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leroy and Geri Bowman of Charleston; two nieces: Dana and Halei Kirtley; and three nephews: David Hildreth and Kyle and Blake Walker.
A celebration service will be held at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 21, 2011, at Westwood Baptist Church with Pastor Steve Smartt and Russ Coffey officiating.
Interment will follow in McDonald-Eastview Cemetery at Snow Hill. The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Westwood Baptist Church prior to the service.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Westwood Baptist Church, 4001 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland, TN 37312 or Anchor Point Foundation, P.O. Box 3625, Cleveland, TN 37320.
You are invited to send a message of condolence and view the Bowman family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.