Beverly J. Bowman

Beverly J. Bowman, 87, a longtime resident of Jacksonville, Ore., passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2010. She was born April 26, 1923, in Walla Walla, Wash., to George and Camille (Krumbah) Grimes. In 1938, she married Alvin C. Bowman, who preceded her in death in 1984.

Beverly was a resident at the Pioneers Village Retirement Community, where she enjoyed friends, social activities, and bingo. She also loved traveling, bowling, and shopping.

Beverly is survived by five daughters, Maxine (Richard) Hopkins, of Centralia, Wash., Darlene (Arch) Weatherford, Kathlene Adair, both of Jacksonville, Ore., Debra (Glenn) George, of Central Point, Ore,. and Denise (Ned) Holt, of Roseburg, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim and Burt Grimes.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville, OR. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Providence Hospice or to charity of choice.