September 20, 1934 - January 29, 2020
Betty Lou (Booth) Bowman, 85, of Fairmont (Jordan Community), passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. She was born on September 20, 1934, in Philippi, a daughter of the late Isaac and Ella (Foster) Booth. Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who will be remembered for her love of sewing, ceramics, going to camp, cooking big family dinners on Sunday and on holidays, but most of all, for her love of family and friends. She was an avid Avon collector for over 40 years and had ten years of service at Owens-Illinois. She is survived by sons: Earl Bowman and fiancée Athlee Bennett, of Fairmont, John Bowman and wife Sharon, of Mt. Zion, and Thomas Bowman, of Charleston; daughter, Rena Bowman, of Jordan; brother, Harold “Buck” Booth and wife Linda, of Philippi; sister, Geraldine “Jerry” Wagner, of Belington; half-sisters, Arla Bender Stewart, of Belington, and Carla Evans, of Bridgeport; grandchildren: Robert “Bob” Bowman, Mandy Bowman and fiancée David Watkins, and Kelly Musgrove and husband Adam; and great-grandchildren: Nash Musgrove, Josie Musgrove, Kendal Musgrove, Kelcie Maple, and Cody Maple. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Frank “Shack” Bowman. She was also preceded in death by granddaughter, Lori Ann Bowman; great-grandson, Dakota Maple; sisters, Janet Scott and Adelene Jones; brother, Corbett Ray Booth; and daughter-in-law, Karen Sue Bowman. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Amedysis Hospice for the wonderful care they took of Betty. Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Friday from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. and on Saturday, February 01, 2020, from 11 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m., at the funeral home, with Pastor Jim Zinn officiating. Entombment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Betty Lou (Booth) Bowman, 85, of Fairmont (Jordan Community), passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. She was born on September 20, 1934, in Philippi, a daughter of the late Isaac and Ella (Foster) Booth. Betty was... View Obituary & Service Information
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