Funeral services for Mrs. Jo Helen Roberts Bowman Stewart,
88, of Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on
Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris
Cemetery in the McCoinsville community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 P.M. -
7 P.M., and on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Bethesda
Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born July 5, 1925, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Joe Bryan Roberts and Tennie Mai Roberts. She was
married to the late Ralph Bowman and Lawrence Stewart. She
was the former owner/operator of Odie's Drive-In, and a
member of the Sycamore Church of Christ.
In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded
in death by 3 Brothers: Edward Roberts, Jack Roberts, and
Danny Roberts; and 1 Sister: Mabel Bussell.
Survivors include 1 Son: Billie Bowman and wife, Dianne, of
Cookeville, TN; 1 Daughter: Betty VanHooser and husband, Joe
Frank, of Biloxi, MS; 5 Grandchildren: Melodie (Mike) Durlak,
Donna (Tommy) Bowman-Phy, Kimberly (Scott) Wood, Joe
Frank VanHooser, Jr., and Billy Joe (Alicia) Bowman; 12 Great
Grandchildren: Tara Junkert, Tabitha Junkert, Lacie Rice,
Jonathan Rice, Kaila Wood, Garrett Wood, Jessica Green,
Amber Green, Christopher Joe VanHooser, Noah Tyler
VanHooser, Logan Bowman, and Sydney Bowman; and 2 Great
Great Grandchildren: Gage Green and Kaden Whittington.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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