February 21, 2014

Patsy Mae Bowman

Jessica Lane, Staff Writer,
The Express-Star

— Patsy Mae Bowman

Patsy Mae Bowman of Cyril was born August 3, 1937 in Amber, OK to Charles Wesley and Lillian Mable “Doll” (McClain) Abney.  She passed away at her home in Cyril on February 17th at the age of 76.

After graduating from high school, she married Tommy A. Bowman on March 14, 1958 in Cyril.  She worked as a Rover at Hermetic Switch in Chickasha for 27 years until she retired in March of 2012.  

Patsy was very involved in her community.  She was a faithful member of Calvary Temple.  She belonged to the Cyril Historical Society and the Red Hat Society.  She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.  She loved to travel and took many bus tours.  She also liked to go shopping.  Her greatest love was spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons and their wives: Larry and Sharon Bowman, Cyril, Bobby and Mary Bowman, Cyril; a daughter and her husband, Judy and Eric Jennings, Cyril; two grandchildren Zachary Bowman, Austin Jennings; four brothers: Jack and wife, Faye Abney, Lancaster, CA, Howard and wife, Rogene Abney, Oak Hurst, CA, Chuck and wife, Diana Abney, Oak Hurst, CA, Mike Abney; a sister-in-law, Joyce Abney, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA; er step-mother-in-law, Margie Bowman, Cyril and many nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Tommy Bowman, a brother-Paul Abney and an  infant daughter

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Calvary Temple in Cyril with Pastor Kip Ackley officiating.  Burial will follow at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of Cyril Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Temple.

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