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Barbara Ann Bowman

May 1, 1938 June 1, 2022
Barbara Ann Bowman
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Barbara A Bowman, age 84, of Newman, IL died on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at her home in Newman, IL.
Barb was born on May 1, 1938, in Hume, IL, Edgar County. She was the fourth child of fourteen children of Warren Newton and Madge (Finney) Taylor. She married Henry “Brownie” Bowman on November 25, 1980.
Survivors include her only child: Sue Long; a grandson: David Vermillion; two granddaughters: Chelsi (Jonathon) Barker and Sheri (Chris) Stephens; and seven great-grandchildren: Lucas, Isaac, Samuel, Alaina, Rebekah, Elizabeth, and Jonathan.
Other survivors are two sisters: Kay (Rich) Carter and Bernadine (James) Andrews; and five brothers: Jack Taylor, Jerry (Alicia) Taylor, Donald Taylor, Bernie (Becky) Taylor, and Allen (Marie) Taylor; a stepson: Michael (Carol) Low and family; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Barb was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Brownie, three brothers: James, Ron, and Gene Taylor, and three sisters: Marlene Taylor, Betty Lily, and Edna Osborne.
Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, June 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in Paris, IL at the Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery. Steve Allen of Newman will officiate. The family is being assisted by Krabel Funeral Home, in Oakland, IL. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials in Barb’s honor be made to the Newman American Legion Post #201 or organization of the donor’s choice. Messages of sympathy may be left at
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Graveside Funeral




10:00 AM 6/6/2022 10:00:00 AM
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery

Paris, IL

Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery
Paris IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Paris, IL

Paris IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Newman American Legion Post 201

102 E Green St
Newman, IL 61942

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