Mr. Romie Bowman, age 83, of Menlo, GA, died Friday, October 14, 2011 at Floyd
Medical Center.
Mr. Bowman was born January 5, 1928 in Centre, AL, son of the late John Jackson
and Fannie Frances Stansell Bowman. He was a member and Ruling Elder of the
Menlo Presbyterian Church and served on the Board of Trustees for Alpine Cemetery.
Mr. Bowman was retired from Riegel where he worked in the Maintenance
Department. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Onell Bowman.
Mr. Bowman is survived by his stepson, Allen Pickle; sisters, Ethel Bowman and
Joyce Plunkett; several nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and great
nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2011 in the
Menlo Presbyterian Church with Minister Thomas Broome officiating. Burial will
follow in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Yogi Hegwood, Henry Covington,
Dewayne Chamlee, Greg Plunkett, Scott Treadaway, and Jeff Phillips. Honorary
Pallbearers will be Madge Fox, Lan and Jan Cordell, Ronald and Carol Hill, Jerry
and Kay Hamby, and Members of Menlo Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Bowman will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive
friends Sunday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. He will also lie in state at the
church from 1:30 p.m. until the service hour on Monday.
Mason Funeral Home is directing.