Olive G. Bowman, 89

December 28, 2009

APRIL 23, 1920-DEC. 25, 2009

SMITHSBURG - Olive G. Bowman, 89, of Pleasant Valley Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 23, 1920, at Foxville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Clyde A. and Leacy Rea (Toms) Buhrman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald A. "Peck" Bowman, on Dec. 11, 2005.

She was employed for 25 years by Rinehart Orchards.

She was a member of Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, Auxiliary Board of Child Care and AARP.

She is survived by two daughters, Maxine Bowman and Wendy Bowman; sister, Mildred Weller; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughter, Nancy Wolfe; and brothers, Jesse Buhrman, Roger Buhrman, Leslie Buhrman Sr. and Francis Buhrman.


Services will be Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009, at 11 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, with Pastor Katie Bishop officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

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