Betty (Williams) Bowman

October 19, 1936 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 84)


Betty Bowman, 84, of Benton passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 in Mt. Vernon with her family by her side.

She was born in Benton, IL on October 19, 1936 the daughter of Hobart & Estelle (Bray) Williams.

She was married to Marion "Spank" Bowman and he preceded her in death on February 21, 2019.

She attended New Life Church of God in Benton.

Mrs. Bowman is survived by her:

Daughter: Sherry Howard of Splendora, TX

Son: Steve Bowman & wife Teresa of Bonnie

3 Grandsons:

Joshua Bowman & wife Bri of Spartanburg, South Carolina

Brandon Howard of San Angelo, TX

Travis Howard & wife Brooklyn of Splendora, TX

3 Great-Grandchildren:

Chaye Davidson

Tate Howard

Thomas Howard

Mrs. Bowman was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband & 1 Sister-Patsy Mabry.

Visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday February 14th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday at the funeral home with Pastor Rod Joplin officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton.

We ask everyone attending the services to be considerate of others and to practice social distancing. We are limited to 50 people in our building at a time, and masks are recommended.

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February 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
February 14, 2021

3:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

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