Obituaries – 4/25/12
Betty Jean Bowman, 86, of Ironton, passed away Monday April 23, 3012 at Woodland Oaks Nursing Home in Ashland, Ky. The Pedro native was born Jan. 26, 1926, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Rose Stamper Ackison. She is preceded in death by her husband, Louis Glen Bowman.
Betty attended Rock Hill Schools and was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by four sisters, Myrtle Besco, Dorothy Rodehaver, Ruby Adams and Rebecca Morrison.
She is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Peggy and Chris Hutchison of Huntington, W.Va., Nancy Bowman of Gahanna and Judy Bowman of Gahanna; a grandson, Steve Bowman of Gahanna; two special caregivers, Sharon Price and Laurie Freeman, both of Ironton;
three dogs and three cats that she enjoyed spending time with, Molly, Chase, Georgia, Maggie, Milo and Sunny.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home with Rev. Glen Carmon officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. At the family’s request donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 611 Seventh Ave. #101, Huntington, WV 25701. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.
Charles Edward Callicoat, 64, of South Point, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.