Boyce Ray Bowman, age 73, of Ferguson, died Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. He was born July 25, 1934 in McDowell County to the late Douthard D. and Vada Harold Bowman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jerleen Watson Bowman; three brothers, Jack Bowman, Grady Bowman and Russell E. Bowman and three sisters, Ruth Arnold, Ruby Hubbard and Kathleen Butler.
Mr. Bowman was retired from Singer Furniture Company. Survivors include one son, Jerry Ray Bowman of Ferguson, a daughter, Ms. Ginger Bowman of Ferguson; one step-son, Claude Lawrence Pearson of Lenoir; two step-daughters, Mrs. Barry Edwards of Hickory and Ms. Sabrina Pearson of Millers Creek; three brothers, Roy R. Bowman and Donald C. Bowman both of Lenoir and Frank L. Bowman of Florida and seven grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, November 25, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Blue Ridge Memorial Park conducted by Rev. Ed Greene.
Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.