Corbett Lee Bowman, 87

Published 4:02 pm Tuesday, March 5, 2013

BURKEVILLE, March 5 – Corbett Lee Bowman, 87, of Burkeville, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 23, 1926 in Patrick County to the late Harvey Clarence and Mary Louisa Boyd Bowman. Mr. Bowman joined Pisgah Baptist Church in 1941. He was retired from Logging and Farming.

He is survived by his wife, Lottie B. Bowman; his children, Susan Quig, Rosa Osborne (Jeff), Sherry Bowman (Bennie), Carolyn Bowman, Penny Osborne (James) and Janet Elliott (Tim) all of Rice; grandchildren, Robbie Osborne, David Osborne, Chris Hines, Matthew Osborne, Sam Hall, Amanda Hutchinson, Emily Osborne, Corbett Wade Bowman, Emma Elliott, Zebulan Elliott and Sierra Elliott; great-grandchildren, Dixie FaJohn and Georgia Marie Hines; brother, Riley D. Bowman Sr. (Blondell), and sisters, Lucy Thompson (Samuel) and Florence Miles all of Rice. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Catherine Hutchinson, and his siblings, General Ralph Bowman, James Walter Bowman, Columbus Bowman, Acie Garfield Bowman, Della Susan Murray, Jocie Ella Berry and Lillian Pearl Duncan.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 5 at Pisgah Baptist Church with interment in Trinity Memorial Gardens in Rice.

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Memorial contributions may be made to the Pisgah Baptist Church, PO Box 86, Rice, VA 23966 or to the Burkeville Fire Department, 503 Namozine Street, Burkeville, VA 23922.

Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family.