Norma Jean Bowman


Norma Jean Bowman, 78 of Centralia, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Family and friends are invited to Norma’s Life Celebration at a visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home in Centralia. A Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held 1 p.m. at Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home, with Kenneth Hoover officiating. Burial will follow the service at East Lawn Memorial Park in Mexico.

To those attending the visitation and graveside service are asked to maintain social distancing, and to be aware that capacity and seating may be limited. Guidelines set forth by Boone County will be followed.

Services will be Sunday, Nov. 1.

Norma was born on Sept. 16, 1942 in Mexico the daughter of James and Louella Irene (Belshe) Slater.

On June 24, 1962 in Mexico, Norma married Don Bowman, and he survives of the home.

Along with her husband, Don, Norma is survived by her daughters, Brandie Rank and husband Jeff of Lohman, and Sheri Bryan and husband Don of Clark; grandchildren, Hailee Luecke and husband Jordan, Elizabeth Bryan, and Mason Bryan; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Justin Luecke.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents.

Norma loved to go camping, her and Don were Assistant State Directors for the Good Sam Camping Club. She served as an election judge in Audrain County for many years, and really enjoyed knitting.

Memorial donations are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home, 104 S. Collier St. Centralia, MO 65240.

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