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Joan (Crews) Bowman, 86, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and loved to cook. Joan was a lifelong member of Central Christian Church and was a retired Quality Control Technician from Philip Morris.
Joan was born on March 24, 1931 in Taswell, IN to the late Ray & Thelma (Harmon) Crews. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Dean" Bowman; sisters, Margaret Shannon and Dixie Trial; granddaughters, Jennifer Shea and Krista Hagedorn.
She will be missed by her children, Debbie Horan (Gary), Denise White (Mark), Kevin Bowman (Mary Ann), Brent Bowman and Lori Weldon (John); brother, Jerry Crews (Norma); 11 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 PM to 8 PM on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN). Her Funeral Service will take place at 11 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joan's name can be made to The ALS Association Indiana Chapter (7202 E. 87th St, Suite 102, Indianapolis, IN 46256). To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
Published on July 17, 2017
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