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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary O. Bowen 1921 - 2006 Oskaloosa

No public services are planned for Mary O. Bowen, 84, Oskaloosa. She will be cremated, and inurnment will be later.Mrs. Bowen died Thursday, July 6, 2006, at her home.She was born Nov. 1, 1921, in New Castle, Ind., the daughter of Claude and Anna Duval Hopper Davis. She graduated from New Castle High School and served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II.Mrs. Bowen was an artist, homemaker and member of the Lawrence Art Guild and Downtown Tuesday Painters.She married Edwin Bowen at Indianapolis. He died earlier.Survivors include three sons, Gregory Bowen, Indianapolis, Douglas and Lawrence Bowen, both of Laurinburg, N.C.; a daughter, Leann Schneider, Oskaloosa; and two brothers, James Davis, of Colorado, and John Davis, of Massachusetts.Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa is in charge of arrangements.