Obit: Jean Bowman

Obit: Jean Bowman

February 14th, 2018 in Obituaries
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RINGGOLD — Barbara Jean Trotter Bowman, 83, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Formerly of Vivian, La., she has resided in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Ringgold, Ga., area for the past 48 years and has spent the remainder of her last three years at Martin Boyd Christian Home. She leaves behind to cherish her loving memory her children, Vicki (Bill) Melhorn, of Chattanooga, Tim (Laurie) Bowman, of Flintstone, Ga., and Anita Kay Bowman, of Ringgold, Ga.; beloved sister, Kay White, of White Oak, Texas; Brothers Bert Trotter, of Vivian, La., and Lanny Trotter, of Vivian, La.; and a beloved sister-in-law, Anita Bowman Banadayga, of Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren, Josh (Erin) Melhorn, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., Tim (Megan) Bowman, of Chattanooga, Lyndi (Julio) Berrones, of Nashville, Tenn., and Noah and Nicholas Ankar, of Ringgold, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Ally and Eden Melhorn; and numerous loving family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Martin Boyd Christian Home, or Hospice of Chattanooga. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Bro. Charlie Cochran officiating. The family would like to extend a special thanks to a very loving friend, and caregiver, Marsha Kidd, also the incredible staff at Martin Boyd Christian Home, and Hospice of Chattanooga for their compassionate care. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Ga. An online register book may be signed at wilsonfuneralhome.com