Delores Ann Bowman

Sept. 11, 1926-Sept. 3, 2019

Delores Ann Bowman, 92, of Covington died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East. 

She was born Sept. 11, 1926, at Stringtown, the daughter of Kenneth and Hazel (Martin) Reed.

She was a life-resident of Fountain County and was employed at Coffing Brothers Orchard for many years. Delores loved nothing more than her family and going to yard sales. She attended Wabash Chapel Church.

Delores married Frank “Babe” Bowman on April 10, 1959. He died March 13, 2003.

Survivors include: daughter Joyce Spencer of Crawfordsville; sister Dorothea Farrar of Fairmount, Illinois; seven grandchildren, Tim (Rhonda) Hall, Chad (Heather) Hall, Bryan Hall, Travis (Kris) Dockins, Tara (Jamey) Ritter, Robin (Joe) Thoma and Cory (Samantha) Bowman; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; special friend Donna McIntosh; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son Gary Hall; a sister; and three brothers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at Shelby Funeral Home, Covington, with Ryan Sowers officiating. Burial will be in Lower Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.

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