Funeral for Grace Ethel Bowman will be 2 p.m. Friday at Folsom-Bishop Funeral Chapel in Pendleton. Vault Interment will be Olney Cemetery.
Mrs. Bowman, a life-long resident of Umatilla County, died Tuesday [October 9, 1979] at Hiersche’s Nursing Home. She was 84. She was born Oct. 22, 1894, at Pearson Creek, to Joseph A. and Anna Simpson Hubbard. Her parents ran the post office, store, and hotel on McKay Creek in 1908. Mrs. Bowman and her husband, Oscar, farmed on Tutuilla Creek. Her husband died in 1973.
She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Pioneer Ladies Club. Surviving are her sons, Tom O., and Arnold C. both of Pendleton, and Glenn A. Lebanon; a daughter, Rosamond F. Bowman, San Bernardino, Calif.; brother, Roland Hubbard, Rexburg, Idaho; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman