Memorial services for Maxine Bowman, 91, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2016 at University Community of Christ 1900 University Dr. Lawrence, KS 66044. She passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Bridge Haven at Alvamar.
Maxine was born October 10, 1924 in Tulsa, OK the daughter of Charles Thomas and Bessie (Saul) Sheppard.
She was a member of the University Community of Christ Church.
She was a homemaker as well as organist and minister in her church.
She married Novy Bowman on October 10, 1943 in Independence, MO. He preceded her in death June 10, 2009.
Survivors include her three daughters, Maggie Bowman, Lawrence, Bobbi Bowman and husband, Robert Fox, and Patti Bowman, all of Salem, OR; son, John Bowman, Lawrence. Eight grandchildren, Renee Murphy and husband, Jon Smith, Carrie Murphy, Holly and Stephen Bowman, Bryon and wife, Angie Fox, Tom and wife, Sara Fox, Chad Bibler and wife, Amanda Thompson, Jason and wife, Sara Bibler; and 10 great grandchildren, Nora, Jack, Lincoln, and Evy Fox, Keagan, Nora, Corin and Lincoln Bibler, Amelia and Payton Smith. She was preceded in death by her daughter Karen Bowman June 25, 2011.
Memorials may be made in her name to Outreach International and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.