Loris Bowman

Born: Wed., Mar. 25, 1925
Died: Thu., Sep. 24, 2015


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Sep. 28, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

10:30 AM Tue., Sep. 29, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Loris E. Bowman, age 90, Oblong, IL went to be with his Lord and Savior at 8:21 AM ET on Thursday, September 24, 2015. He was a patient at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN.

Loris was born on March 25, 1925, in Annapolis, IL, the son of Jamie Bowman and Belva (Jackson) Bowman. On May 10, 1952 he married Juanita Sears and she survives.

Loris graduated from Hutsonville High School class of 1941; was a farmer; a grounds keeper at both Crawford County Country Club and Oak Glen Golf Courses; and he was a Farm Bureau advisor for Clay County then transferred to Crawford County for 35 years. He served his country in the Navy during World War II and a member of USS Yorktown CV-10 Association and Foundation, Inc. Loris was a member of the Highland Avenue Baptist Church of Robinson, IL. He enjoyed bowling, having competed in several bowling tournaments, golfing, deer hunting, and trap shooting.

Loris is survived by his wife, Juanita Bowman of Oblong, IL; a son and daughter-in-law Rev. David Lee and Susan Bowman, Hillsboro, NC; two great-grandchildren Arianna Cedar, Hillsboro, NC and Jaydin Wheeler, Creedmore, NC; a brother and sister-in-law Jim and Donna Bowman, Annapolis, IL; a sister-in-law Shirley Bowman, Robinson, IL; a niece Karen Bowman, Robinson, IL and a nephew Bobby and Barbara Bowman, Westville, IL along with one great niece and three great nephews.

Preceding Loris in death were his parents; a brother Charlie Bowman and a granddaughter Heather Bowman.

Celebration of Loris’s Life Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, IL with Bro. Dwight McDaniel officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Annapolis, IL. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, September 28, 2015 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. Military Graveside rites will be conducted by the Oblong American Legion Post #219.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Baptist Children’s Home, Carmi, IL with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL 62449.

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Mick and Debbie Lewis
   Posted Thu September 24, 2015
Sending our deepest sympathies . However we have joy knowing Loris , is now with the Lord . What comfort that brings to our empty hearts here . See you again someday our friend ♥

Cynthia ikemire
   Posted Fri September 25, 2015
So sorry to see that Loris passed away. Juanita you are in our prayers. Floyd sure enjoyed all his visits on his front porch. Take care.

Mike Rucker
   Posted Sat September 26, 2015
Juanita you are in our prayers. Beth and I have so many fond memories of Loris. When I played with the "Gospel Heirs" I came to know him as one of my deepest friends in serving the Lord. Blessings upon you at this time.

Debbie (King) Casell
   Posted Mon September 28, 2015
I remember Loris and Juanita from when they lived in Flora. Juanita and I worked together at one time. My condolences to the family and friends. May your memories give you comfort. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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