Funeral  services  for  Mrs. Velma Harris Bowman,  95,  of
Cookeville,  Tennessee, will  be  held  at 2 P.M. on Wednesday,
June 16, 2010,  at  Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in  Gainesboro, TN.  Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery  in
the McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Tuesday  from   4  P.M. –
8 P.M., and Wednesday from 12 Noon until time of services.

She passed away on Monday, June 14, 2010,  at  Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
She was born January 20, 1915,  in  Jackson  County, TN, to
the late
Pole  and  Mary Whitaker Harris.  On  December  25,
1932, she was married to the late
Zollie Bowman, who passed
away June 23, 1978.  She was  a factory worker, and a member
of the McBroom Chapel Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by  her  
Step-Mother: Eula Godsey Harris; 4 Sisters:
Mattie Stewart,  Hattie Chaffin,   Mary Jo Lawson,   and   Louise
Haney; and
2 Brothers: Cordell Harris and Roosevelt Harris.

Survivors   include   
1    Son:   Jesse   (Verlie)   Bowman    of
Cookeville, TN;   
2   Grandchildren:   Larry Bowman  and  Lisa
(Barry) Gambrell,  all  of  Cookeville, TN;  
1  Great-Granddaughter:
Shannon   Gambrell;    
1    Brother:   James  (Sally)  Harris    of
Gainesboro, TN;  
1  Sister:  Jean (Harlen) Haney of Cookeville,
TN; and several nieces and nephews.

Bro. Charles P. West will officiate at the services.
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