Carolyn Bowman

ROGERSVILLE, Tennessee — Carolyn Lee Bowman, 68, of Rogersville, passed away on Dec. 29, 2020 in Rogersville.

Carolyn was born to Delmar and Clara Swofford on Aug. 30, 1952. She went to school at Poplar Bluff High School in Popular Bluff, Missouri. 

She was married to Jerry W. Bowman on Aug. 30, 1975 in Stringtown, Missouri. 

She worked and retired from Silgan Containers in Rochelle, for 32 years. Carolyn was an active member at Crossroads Assembly of God Church, and also in the Women’s Ministry. 
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Jerry Bowman; brother, Donald Swofford; and sister, Cynthia Swofford. 

She is survived by children, Sarah (Steve) Evans of Galena, Missouri, Jerry (Noreen) Bowman of Clarksville, Tennessee, Angela (Michael) Johnson of College Station, Texas, Pat Bowman of Houma, Louisiana, and Jeri (Chad) Spencer of Morristown, Tennessee; and brothers, David (Shelia) Swofford of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Michael Swofford of Nixa, Missouri. 
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at Christian-Sells Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life followed at 7 p.m. with Rev. Stephen Kimery officiating. 

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