Ruth E. "Ellie" Bowman, 94, of Greenville and formerly of Rossburg, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Village Green. She was born March 4, 1923 in Rossburg, to the late Frank and Maude (Cundiff) Campbell.
In addition to her parents, Ellie is preceded in death by her husband, Millard H. Bowman, whom she married March 2, 1945; her infant son, Millard H. Bowman, Jr.; her foster son, Paul David Young; her five, brothers, Sam, Jake, Richard, Gene and Neal Campbell; her six sisters, Edna Lenker, Daisy Subler, Aileen Mason, Betty Brown, Pauline Zechar and Gertie Leis.
Ellie is survived by her daughter, Carol (Stan) Cox of Rossburg; granddaughter, Kristy Brewer; foster grandchildren, Denise Young-Schepis and Darin Young; step grandchildren, Lori (Scott) Billenstein and Traci (Charlie) Hinshaw; sister-in-law, Karen (Duane) Mote; and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, April 11,2017 at 10:30 AM at the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Steven Shoop officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit on Monday, April 10,2017 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial Contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.oliverfloyd.com