John T. Bowman

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Funeral services will be conducted For Mr. John T. Bowman on Saturday, January 6, 2018, 11:00 am, at Oak Grove Baptist Church of Prairieville. Interment will follow at Serenity Oaks Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Ourso Funeral Home and again on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Oak Grove Baptist Church starting at 9:00 am and continuing until services begin at 11:00 am. Mr. Bowman was a resident of Prairieville, LA. He passed away on January 1, 2018 at the age of 78. Mr. Bowman was a graduate of Baylor University, attended Theological Baptist Seminary in New Orleans, earned a Masters of Social Work at LSU. He was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force, retired Lt. Colonel - 926th Fighter Wing New Orleans, and retired as the director of the Speech and Hearing Foundation of Baton Rouge where he served for many years. After retirement, he served as a social worker for Iberville Rehabilitation Services. He was also a lifetime member of the Sertoma Club and enjoyed playing tennis, sailing and was a private pilot. Mr. Bowman is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn C. Bowman; sons, Scott Bowman and wife Cyndi, Gregory Bowman and wife Misty; grandchildren, Lacey Bowman, Zachary Bowman, Emily Jenkins and sister, Germaine Joubert and husband, Larry. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ira Bowman and Iness Taylor Bowman. Ourso Funeral Home of Gonzales (www.oursofh.com) is in charge of arrangements.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 3 to Jan. 6, 2018
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