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Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations

3060 Us Hwy 70 Se, Hickory, NC

OBITUARY

Gilda Elaine (Garrison) Bowman

December 3, 1938August 18, 2019
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GILDA ELAINE GARRISON BOWMAN

Hickory – Elaine Bowman, 80 of Hickory, went home to be with her Lord on August 18, 2019 at Brian Center, Viewmont.

Born on December 3, 1938 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Muriel Cook Garrison. Elaine had many passions including, music, home decorating, gardening and especially reading the Bible. When her kids were young, she crocheted, did embroidery and sewed. They have fond memories of her making outfits, curtains and pillows and giving bad haircuts.

In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Murdoch Warren Morrison. Survivors include, a son, Alex Bowman and Fiancé, Julie Rudisill; 2 daughters, Jennie Dey and husband Brian, Libby Richardson and husband Cameron and a granddaughter, Bailey Richardson.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Catawba Funeral Home on August 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm with Dr. Barry Keys officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on August 21, 2019 prior to the service from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Catawba Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County at 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences may be left at www.catawbamemorialpark.com.

The Bowman family is under the care of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations.

  • FAMILY

  • Alex Bowman, Son
  • Jennie Dey, Daughter
  • Brian Dey, Son-in-law
  • Libby Richardson, Daughter
  • Cameron Richardson, Son-in-law
  • Bailey Richardson, Granddaughter
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Alex Bowman
  • Brian Dey
  • Cameron Richardson
  • David Roberts
  • Jerry Bowman
  • Casey Roberts
  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  • A Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Gilda Elaine (Garrison) Bowman

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Annette Bowman

August 20, 2019

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I hope your memories will keep you together during this sad time. Thinking of you guys.

Annette

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