Elsie Newton Bowman

Published 5:00 am Thursday, October 6, 2005

Services for Elsie Newton Bowman of Brookhaven were 11 a.m.today at Community Funeral Services with burial in Mt. MoriahBaptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Bowman, 85, died Oct. 3, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Brookhaven on July 8, 1920, to the lateElias Bowman and Roby Algood Newton.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HermanBowman; two sons, three brothers and a grandchild.

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Survivors are her sons, Kenneth E. Bowman of Brookhaven andRichard I. Bowman of Zachary, La.; her daughter, Katrina Jackson ofBrookhaven; her brothers, Sherman Newton and Roscoe Newton, both ofBrookhaven; her sisters, Nora Bell West, Ella Sandidge and KathleenDriskil, all of Brookhaven; 10 grandchildren; 13great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.