Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 1, 2014

Elizabeth Anna “Libby” Bowman

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BURKES GARDEN, Va. — Born August 9, 1941 at Bastian, VA, she was a daughter of the late Clyde Arnold Wimmer and Ruth Virginia Stowers Wimmer. She was a member of the Burke's Garden Homemaker's Club.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Lee Wimmer; two brothers-in-law, Alfred Lee Bowman and Charles Edward Bowman.

She is survived by her husband of fifty one years, Bernard Bowman; three brothers, Edgar Arnold Wimmer and Bobby Clyde Wimmer both of Bland, VA, and Frank Kennedy Wimmer of Etowah, NC; sister in law, Betty Patrick of Bluefield, VA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with the Reverend Rodney Lawson officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12 noon on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society 230 Charwood Drive, Abingdon, VA 24210 or a favorite charity.

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