Obituary of Janette Fender Bowman ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Janette Fender Bowman, age 65 of Nebo passed away Sunday February 1, 2009 at Memorial Mission Hospital. A native of McDowell County, Janette was born August 30, 1943 and was a daughter of the late Grady McCager Fender and Sadie Cuthbertson Fender. Her family will remember her as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Surviving Mrs. Bowman is her husband Bobby Ray Bowman of the home; three children: Rick Bowman and wife Debra of Chicago, Wayne Bowman of Morganton and Shannon Jones and husband Steve of Marion; three sisters, Ruby Walker and Ruth Lavender of Old Fort and Mary Reel of Marion; two grandchildren, Jessica and Bud.
A funeral service will be held Saturday February 7, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Tommy Carpenter and John Church officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Ridgeway Freewill Baptist Church c/o of Robert Arrowood 706 Ashworth Loop Marion, NC 28752.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 4, 2008 Volume 15 # 5