Funeral services for Mrs. Christine Downing Bowman,
84, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 10:30 A.M. on
Saturday, February 6, 2010, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Rob
Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson
The family will receive friends on Friday from 2 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born December 16, 1925, in Monroe County, KY, to
the late Fred and Glynn Downing. On February 17, 1945, she
was married to the late Lenver D. Bowman, who passed away
December 23, 2004. She was the owner and operator of
Christine’s Beauty Shop. She was a member of the Gainesboro
First United Methodist Church and an active member of 55 and
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Granddaughter: Rebecca Bowman; and 1
Sister: Clara Nell “Tootsie” Clark.
Survivors include 1 Son: Richard L. (Patsy) Bowman of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Judy (David) Logue of
Hendersonville, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Jeff (Krystal) Bowman of
Gainesboro, TN, Laura (Anthony) Poteet of Hendersonville, TN,
and David Logue, Jr. of Nashville, TN; 3 Great-
Grandchildren: Brady Len Bowman, Jacob Poteet, and Hannah
Poteet; and 3 Sisters: Norma Jean McClendon and Virginia
Landrum, both of Tompkinsville, KY, and Kathleen Cook of FL.
Rev. Russell Cain and Rev. Kathie Bowles will officiate at the
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