McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Alene Bowman


  Alene Bowman, age 95, of Summer Shade passed away on Thursday, March 02 at the Monroe County Medical Center. She was born on July 18, 1927, a daughter of the late Amy “Shirley” Shives Webb and Otto Shives in Summer Shade. She spent her life working on the farm with her late husband William Hugh Bowman, and working at home raising her children.  Alene was a member of the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church.


  She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Hammer (Rondal) of Summer Shade; one son, William Bowman of Summer Shade; Grandchildren, Allison Ramsey (Josh) and Ryan Hammer (Kaitlyn), both of Summer Shade; great-grandchildren, Alena Ramsey, Alivia Ramsey, Jaxston Ramsey, Aliza Ramsey, Rhett Hammer, and Wade Hammer, and several nieces and nephews also survive.


  In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her stepfather, Roger Webb; granddaughter, Holly Christina Hammer; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Bowman; and her brother, Jack Shives.


   Funeral service will be conducted Monday March 6, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church with Brothers Joe Walters and Chad Harston officiating. Burial will follow in the Skaggs Creek Cemetery.


   Visitation will be held on Sunday March 5th from 1:00 P.M. till 8 P.M. and on Monday March 6 from 8:00 A.M. till 9:30 A.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Monday March 6th from 10:00 A.M. till funeral time of 1:00 P.M. at the Summer Shade Missionary Baptist Church.


 Memorials may be made to Dolly Parton Imagination Library or the Skaggs Creek Cemetery and can be left at the funeral home.

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