BOWMAN, Grace Stella (Conner)

Daily Journal, November 12, 2003
Grace Stella (Conner) Bowman
    Grace Stella (Conner) Bowman,
97, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at
Todd-Aikens Health Center in
Franklin. She was a resident of
    She was born
March 26, 1906,
in Johnson
County. Her
parents were
William Aaron
and Minnie
Mae (Smith)
Conner. She
married Ollie
Ebel Bowman
on May 6, 1926,
in      Johnson
County. He pre-
ceded her in death May 21, 1981.
Survivors include a daughter,
Mary Alice Roberts of Franklin;
two grandsons, James Brian
Roberts and Brent Lee Roberts,
both of Franklin; and six great-
grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by a daughter, Ruby
Bowman; two brothers, Granvel
and Claude Conner; four sisters,
Daisy Conner, Emma Fordyce,
Florence Patterson and Ethel
Mitchell; and a granddaughter,
Lori Lynn Roberts.
    She attended Hopewell schools.
    She was employed as a house-
keeper for several families for 43
years. She was also employed by
Bank One in custodial work for
six years and by Varynit Mills as
a seamstress for 28 years.
    She was a longtime member of
Faith  Evangelical  Methodist
Church, now known as Franklin
Trinity Lighthouse Church.
   She enjoyed tatting, quilting,
crocheting and gardening.
    The Rev. Norman Palmer will
conduct a service at 2 p.m. Fri-
day at Vandivier-Parsley Funeral
Home, 197 E. Jefferson St. in
Franklin. Friends may call from
4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funer-
al home. Burial will be at Green-
lawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Transcribed from material in the Genealogy Library Family Files collection of the Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131
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