Bloomington - Mary Bowden, 99, of
Bloomington died at 7:02 a.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013 at Asta
Care Center in Bloomington.
Graveside services will be at 1:00
p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in
Bloomington with Bishop Edward T. McGhee officiating.
Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman
Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with
Mary was born on September 22, 1914
in Covington, TN, a daughter to Able and Hattie (Whitelaw)
Alston. She married Troy Jumper, Sr in 1927 in Bloomington.
He passed away in 1946. She married Adolph Bowden in 1966 in
Bloomington, he preceded her in death in 1970.
Surviving is a son, Troy (Barbara)
Jumper, Bloomington; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren,
several step grand and great grandchildren; a host of nieces,
nephews and friends; a special friend, Ms. Regina Powers,
She was preceded in death by her
parents, husbands, a daughter, Mary Ellen Crawford and two
Mary was employed at St. Joseph
Hospital in Bloomington for over 60 years, she retired in
1976. She also worked for Dr. Stevenson and Jefferson Bakery
both in Bloomington.
She was a member of the Christ
Temple Pentecostal Church in Bloomington for 53 years. Mary
enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
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