Marilyn Jean (Vallandingham) Bowman

Born: Fri., May 22, 1942
Died: Fri., Aug. 21, 2015


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Location: Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Aug. 25, 2015

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Marilyn Jean Bowman, 73, of Cambridge City passed away at Reid Health on Friday, August 21, 2015. She was born on May 22, 1942 in Wayne County, IN to John E. and Lillie L. Bulmar Vallandingham and had lived most of her life in the Wayne Caounty area.


Marilyn was a 1960 graduate of Lincoln High School and was a bus driver for 15 years for the school. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Cambridge City.

Marilyn and her husband were foster parents to many children from 1975 til 1985.


Survivors include a son Alan D. (Lyn) Bowman of Cambridge City; 4 grandchildren Amanda K. (John) Hensley-Call, Travis Jump, Chelsey and Jacob Bowman; 1 greatgranddaughter Kyndal Snider; a sister Mary Lee (Russ) Blackburn; and 2 brothers Jack (Jean) Vallandingham and James Vallandingham.


Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Howard J. Bowman in 2012 and a daughter Barbara Jean Bowman in 2005.


Friends may call from 11:00 am until start of services at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City with Rev. Jeff Shafer officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City.


Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Cambridge City.


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Henrietta Lea Willis
   Posted Sun August 23, 2015
Dear Allen, So very sorry to hear about Marilyn. Please tell Amamda I had a friend that sent the notice to me on her timepage on Facebook. I will be there on Tuesday around 12:30. My love to you and all the family. She and Howard were two of my dearest friends. God Bless and my prayers are with you. Henny Lea Willis

Lisa Edwards
   Posted Sun August 23, 2015
My deepest sympathy for all of the family. Thinking of you at this time.

Lisa Edwards

Connie Vallandingham
   Posted Mon August 24, 2015


Aunt Marilyn will forever be in our hearts!

Doug and Judy Fraley
   Posted Mon August 24, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know we are praying for you. Let us know if we can do anything for you.
Love all of you,
Doug and Judy Fraley
Wichita, Kansas

Brenda and Vernon Snyder
   Posted Sat September 19, 2015
our sympathies goes to the family of a great lady who will be missed but not forgotten as she will be remembered in all our heart.

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